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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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Acculturation and driving: A Turkish-American story in search of structure


This post is not what you might expect  – there will be no mention of crazy Turkish driving or insane Istanbul traffic jams – although both figure prominently at times in my relationship with M.!  Rather, this post is designed … Continue reading

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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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