Tag Archives: Provincetown Massachusetts

“They Also Faced the Sea”


  One evening a few weeks ago, the band of puppets found themselves escorting me down to Provincetown‘s McMillan Pier to pick up M., who was to arrive on the fast ferry from Boston. The house had been a flurry … Continue reading

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Of prayer ribbons and swimming: The puppets cheer and mourn at Provincetown’s Swim for Life


Last week, M. and I escorted the puppets (riding on the back of the dog, to be sure) down to the West End of Provincetown- after a close call with the resident evil cat (aptly named “Kato”) on Commercial Street … Continue reading

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The Karagoz Oyunlari hit the Truro Agricultural Fair


Sleeping with my faced smushed into the pillow as usual, I smelled the wafts of Çaykur yellow label tea before hearing the beginnings of the little chorus of dancing ladies’ morning chant. That chant, you see, is designed to slowly … Continue reading

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