Calista, or Cali as we call her, is the oldest of our three cats:  Calista, Canyon, and Lucy.  She has the sweetest disposition and the most amazing green eyes.

Check out my beautiful cat, Calista, who hasn’t been included on the site in a really, really long time! On Today’s Date in the Past: Yellow Eye on You Turkish Textiles

If you’ve killed a cat, you need to build a mosque to be forgiven by God. ~ Turkish Saying Similar to my experience in Athens, Greece several years ago, there are stray cats all over Istanbul.  But unlike most stray cats in the US, they are very friendly and tolerated by the locals who also […]

Midwesterners are used to dramatic shifts in temperature, especially in the spring.  After all, it’s those warm fronts and cold fronts jockeying for position that often result in tornado outbreaks.  That said, I don’t think I’ve ever experienced the highs and lows we did last week.  As one of my friends said:  heater, air conditioning, […]

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