Archive for February 2017

Happy Valentine's Day to the Man with a Little Boy's Heart

Happy Valentine's Day to the Man with a Little Boy's Heart
It’s Valentine’s Day and my husband, Steve, is in bed, nursing a bad back. He’s been there for four days, off and on. This happens a lot. When you live with someone who has suffered with chronic back pain, you can’t take it personally when he can’t help with the yard or housework. Walk the... Read more »

A Voice From Inside The Dazzling Diversity of Istanbul, Turkey

A Voice From Inside The Dazzling Diversity of Istanbul, Turkey
Turkey’s geography¬†and history¬†are as complex and captivating as its capitol city, Istanbul. Once called Byzantium, then Constantinople, the ancient city was colonized by Greeks, conquered by Romans, and invaded by Ottomans. Straddling the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul lies on two continents: Asia and Europe. To say it is diverse is an understatement. A Voice From Istanbul... Read more »

Dear World: Please Know There Are Many Conservative Americans Who Don't Want Trump's Vision of America Any More Than I Do

Dear World: Please Know There Are Many Conservative Americans Who Don't Want Trump's Vision of America Any More Than I Do
Like many across this country, I am angry. Sad. Sick at heart at what has happened to my America. To lessen my anxiety, I limit my news to 15 minutes of Reuters online. Vow not to be on social media or talk about politics once my tired husband comes home. It isn’t easy. I thirst... Read more »
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