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The golden shadow puppets lead me to Rumi’s words on letting go, and getting back


I am awake in dreamland. I have been having a lot of anxiety dreams at night.  M. has had a few in Turkish as well, sometimes  he sounds as though he is cajoling, sometimes yelling, sometimes begging, sometimes just talking and laughing, … Continue reading

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Angry Karagözis: Debating the ideal limits of family caregiving


Yesterday, I wrote to you about making lemonade out of lemons, looking for “silver linings in the cloud” and so on.  I also wrote about the comfort of a glass of çay or a cup of chai during tough times. We … Continue reading

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