Category Archives: On writing about my life with the Karagöz puppets

Ten Years, Ten Moments: Hacivad Bey Speaks


Today, Hacivad Bey poked his head around the corner of my living room and inquired about my well-being.  “It’s been a long time, M’lady, since you’ve let us come out and play!”  Sighing, I responded, “Indeed, Hacivad Bey, it has. … Continue reading

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The Karagöz puppets are çapuling from bed rest!


Arkadaşlar – Friends, I’m trying hard to make a slowly by slowly come back… I’m feeling very sick and awaiting surgery without a set date due to insurance problems. As I lie here in bed in pain I am entertaining … Continue reading

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Keşmekeş: The Karagöz puppets wreak (helpful) havoc


The Karagöz puppets are urging me to send out this “I’m still alive” message to the few and dear readers of this kooky blog. So, a few words on what is going on these days. In all fairness, I must … Continue reading

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