My son’s Quiz Bowl Team did well enough at Super Saturday back in December to participate in the televised games of Quest.  The show was taped a few weeks ago and airs later today.  So proud of him and his team! On Today’s Date in the Past: Last Two Candy Heart Pics Pomegranate Stray Cat […]

On Today’s Date in the Past: Kiss Me Çay, Turkish Tea One Thing, Three Ways:  Grand Bazaar Istanbul

Have I seriously not shared a cat photo since this one from Istanbul?  Then clearly, I’m overdue! This beautiful girl, Thea, is one of our foster kittens.  She and her three litter mates were very timid when they came to us, but they have slowly opened up and are quite the little loves.  I’m so […]

After a business trip that took me to Amsterdam, Paris, Istanbul, Dubai, Milan, and Lisbon, the final destination is Frankfurt, Germany.  Here is a what a walk along the Main River looks like on a chilly, overcast Saturday morning in January. On Today’s Date in the Past: Studio Shoot:  Rose Dark Chocolate Pistachio Toffee = […]

The weekend we were in Istanbul, protesters clashed with Turkish police right around the corner from our hotel. According to several new reports, the protests were due to newly enacted laws restricting Internet usage. I don’t know the history of the current government or the new laws.  I can’t possibly understand what it’s like to live […]