We returned from Ayvalik to a huge city-wide celebration in Istanbul. The soccer season ended and Besiktas (bay-shick-tash) is the new champion. That
We went to visit Altan who lives in his house in the condo complex he designed some years ago, Zeytin Koy. The place is really lush, much more so than
Mina put her bathing suit on, Elif got the garden hose running for Mina to jump in the puddles. She did not want to get wet too much, but Elif teased
Imagination is more important than knowledge", said Einstein. I saw this in action as I watched Mina play imaginary games. The first one started at
Mina and Elif went to bed almost right away after we arrived. Binnaz, Ergun, and I went out to have a late dinner at Sehir Klubu, a new restaurant for
I arrived in Istanbul on May 19, a national holiday for "Youth and Sports". Very fitting for my arrival I thought! Elif and Mina were here already,
To all mothers, young and old, especially to my two special ones, a very happy mother's day.