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Karagöz is dying for some Şalgam suyu…what about you?


Well, Karagöz really worked hard on acculturating to his new part-time life in America last night.  He snuck away from the quiet night that M. and I had at home, through the floorboards, and joined our neighbors in their after-midnight-after-party.  … Continue reading

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2011 Interlude: From hairy black radishes to sweet apples and the power of childhood memories


Cross-cultural moments abound in my marriage. While I am not in Turkey right now, they still seem to come fast and furious seven years into this road trip together with M. – the road trip that I am narrating here … Continue reading

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