Tag Archives: NaBloPoMo December 2012

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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Yavaş yavaş: On the work of managing childhood trauma


Lately, as you well know, dear readers, I am recovering from an injured (and re-injured) rotator cuff in my left shoulder (my writing side) – but what has started to happen during this period of slowed-down medical leave, has been … Continue reading

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Weekly photo challenge: Delicate


Yes, this is my Weekly Photo Challenge entry for “Delicate,” and yes, I am entering a photo of a stone wall.  Karagöz scoffs at the notion of a stone wall as delicate…but reconsiders.  Let me tell you the story of … Continue reading

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