Daily Archives: April 27, 2012

Mozzarella Mamma Rolls into Istanbul


As one half of a  Turkish-American marriage, I am always interested in other people’s experiences in the living of a cross-cultural life. And as you may have gathered,  I have a troupe of traditional yet modern Karagöz shadow puppets who … Continue reading

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Living in the blue light of the Write-a-Matrix


Upon my return from the conference in Oregon (and yes, I did get the “special treatment” package from TSA, but it was fine), the puppets and I were startled awake by the dog at the side of the bed, who … Continue reading

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