Tag Archives: Provincetown

Peynirli Poğaça: Karagöz urges me to get baking and forget academia


Those puppets, well, they are at it again. They are always nattering on and on, sometimes up to no good, sometimes up to good, scheming with the best of intentions and the worst at times – and discussing things that … Continue reading

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The Writematrix Makes Her Presence Known (even Karagöz is cowering)


It’s about 3 a.m., the wind is blowing fiercely outside.  I can hear the ocean from here – even though it is across the street.  The waves are crashing on the sea wall.  It is a comforting moment to feel … Continue reading

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Moving from Madonna to Meditation and Myths


These days, my internal Karagöz puppets are more like internal Karagöz demons – fashionista demons obsessed with what to wear to the Sultan of Nutcracker’s ball in Provincetown.  In order to get some solace from the fashion madness – and … Continue reading

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