Archive for the ‘Daily Life’ Category

total eclipse of the sun

August 21st, 2017 | Posted by b | No Comments
Well in a very small area of the continental US only (west thru east which is more rare for eclipses), so us peeps in turkey are outta luck, but that’s ...

lunar eclipse

August 6th, 2017 | Posted by b | No Comments
There’s going to be a partial lunar eclipse tomorrow – August 7 – and it will also be a full moon then. The new moon is in aquarius, and this ...

July 29th, 2017 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
I have never heard of the Hooded Merganser bird before, but today while playing my brain games I came across a photo of one. So cute and silly, so I thought ...

July 28th, 2017 | Posted by b | No Comments
That scary deprem/earthquake was a week ago plus today, and yesterday evening a crazy rain/hail/lightning storm hit istanbul. seriously, it was crazy! Things seem to be mostly back to normal ...

winter is here

July 26th, 2017 | Posted by b | No Comments
That’s a line from Game of Thrones, which just recently is back after over a year (sonunda/finally), and it’s wishful thinking on my part as it’s super hot and humid ...

July 23rd, 2017 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
uh oh it’s me again. I bet you forgot that I even kept a blog by this point, no? I did at least! Let’s see, to recap a bit… Our ...

everything is black and white (beşiktaş)!!

June 3rd, 2017 | Posted by b | 1 Comment
Beşiktaş celebrated their 2nd championship in a row today in istanbul, including a black and white navy flotilla on the bosphorus! So very cool. Wish we were there but it ...

mish mash

June 1st, 2017 | Posted by b | No Comments
I’ve got a bunch of things that are cluttering up my chrome and desktop so instead of waiting for them to somehow all work together with my writing I’ll just ...

bird’s eye view

May 28th, 2017 | Posted by b | No Comments
here’s a nice drone video of istanbul and cappadocia on this warm and sunny Sunday. hope it’s nice wherever you may be too! It’s our second day of fasting so ...

hoşgeldin Ramazan!

May 26th, 2017 | Posted by b | 2 Comments
It’s that time of year again – ramazan! Our fast begins tomorrow so this friday was our last day for a month that we can eat and drink during daylight ...
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