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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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Migration as a cross-cultural marital metaphor? On structuring a Turkish-American memoir (Part 2)


Today, I am going to continue my musing about that elusive “red thread” I wrote about yesterday.  In case you missed it, this relates to the writing of my Turkish-American marital memoir. And in case you don’t know what in … Continue reading

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Searching for the red thread: On structuring a Turkish-American marital memoir (Part 1)


Today, I am going to talk about my elusive “red thread” as it relates to the writing of my Turkish-American marital memoir. My dear friend and soul sister K., also a professor type who edits students’ papers a lot, refers to … Continue reading

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