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53   Small Treasures

Musa demonstrated the magic of his natural dyes in tea glasses with hot water. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 53, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Musa demonstrated the magic of his natural dyes in tea glasses with hot water.
Leslie and Mollie "modeled" Musa's stunning kilims. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 53, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Leslie and Mollie "modeled" Musa's stunning kilims.
My friend Sally Nankivell and I pose with Musa and one of his creations. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 53, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My friend Sally Nankivell and I pose with Musa and one of his creations.
Musa first does his designs in hand-dyed silk--not for sale. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 53, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Musa first does his designs in hand-dyed silk--not for sale.

54 Farewell, Dear Hearts

B students, Gül, Kadir, Nur, Iraz, Sena, Özge, Nazlı, Selim Can, and Haluk pose on my stairway after our farewell party. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 54, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
IB students, Gül, Kadir, Nur, Iraz, Sena, Özge, Nazlı, Selim Can, and Haluk pose on my stairway after our farewell party.
My girls helped serve the chocolate torte to the class. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 54, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My girls helped serve the chocolate torte to the class.
IB students Sena, Özge, Nazlı, Selim Can, Haluk,Ezgi, Libby, Deniz Han, Gözde, Zeynep, Serra, and Ayşe Su pose on my stairway. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 54, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
IB students Sena, Özge, Nazlı, Selim Can, Haluk,Ezgi, Libby, Deniz Han, Gözde, Zeynep, Serra, and Ayşe Su pose on my stairway.
IB students Serra, Ayşe Su, Deniz, Begüm, Iraz, Aycan and Merve  pose on my stairway. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 54, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
IB students Serra, Ayşe Su, Deniz, Begüm, Iraz, Aycan and Merve
pose on my stairway.

55   A Hesitant Proposition

Süleymaniye's exterior is sheer majesty. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 55, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Süleymaniye's exterior is sheer majesty.
The view overlooking the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn from the Süleymaniye courtyard is one of the finest in Istanbul. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 55, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The view overlooking the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn from the Süleymaniye courtyard is one of the finest in Istanbul.
The Süleymaniye Mosque is surrounded by a complex of a medrese, hospital, library and hamam, now adapted for tourism. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 55, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The Süleymaniye Mosque is surrounded by a complex of a medrese, hospital, library and hamam, now adapted for tourism.
I pose with my friend and co-author Edda by a Süleymaniye gate. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 55, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
I pose with friend and co-author Edda by a Süleymaniye gate.

56   Scavenging

The First Annual Golden Rams Award Ceremony, Koç Lisesi Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 56, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The First Annual Golden Rams Award Ceremony, Koç Lisesi
We teachers videotaped ourselves playing Leapfrog. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 56, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
We teachers videotaped ourselves playing Leapfrog.
We modeled sleeping in an inappropriate place, Director Paulus' office. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 56, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
We modeled sleeping in an inappropriate place, Director Paulus' office.
David hops like a rabbit for the teachers' scavenger hunt video. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 56, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
David hops like a rabbit for the teachers' scavenger hunt video.
The disgusting fish David kissed. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 56, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The disgusting fish David kissed.

57   The Match

The Derby Match Program Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 57, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The Derby Match Program
A 12-foot fence and helmeted police three deep protected opposing fans from each other. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 57, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
A 12-foot fence and helmeted police three deep protected opposing fans from each other.
Plastic water containers explode on the soccer field. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 57, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Plastic water containers explode on the soccer field.
Helmeted police encircled the field. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 57, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Helmeted police encircled the field.
I was aghast when the entire upper bleachers burst into flame--apparently flares. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 57, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
I was aghast when the entire upper bleachers burst into flame--apparently flares.

58   Retire? Really?

Even our beloved bartender, Şakir Bey, was retiring from Koç. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 58, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Even our beloved bartender, Şakir Bey, was retiring from Koç.
The Koç School facade set up for graduation ceremonies. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 58, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The Koç School facade set up for graduation ceremonies.
I'd miss the splendor of Turkey's mosques, especially the  ornate Ortaköy Mosque. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 58, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
I'd miss the splendor of Turkey's mosques, especially the
ornate Ortaköy Mosque.
I was often touched by the warmth of the Turks, and this guard at the Dolmabahçe Palace is a perfect example. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 58, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
I was often touched by the warmth of the Turks, and this guard at the Dolmabahçe Palace is a perfect example.

59   Blue Cruise

My son Dustin and his partner Aly made the trip from the U.S. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com.
My son Dustin and his partner Aly made the trip from the U.S.
for our Mavi Tur.
Dustin enjoyed the perch on the bow of our sailboat. Fetiye, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Dustin enjoyed the perch on the bow of our sailboat.
Second Mate Söner performed magic in the boat's little galley kitchen. Mediterranean Coast, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Second Mate Söner performed magic in the boat's little galley kitchen.
First Mate Orhan, Second Mate Söner, and Captain Atilla aboard the Sevi 5. Mediterranean Coast, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
First Mate Orhan, Second Mate Söner, and Captain Atilla aboard the Sevi 5.
 Jana's favorite spot on board the Sevi 5 was the rope hammock. Mediterranean Coast, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
 Jana's favorite spot on board the Sevi 5 was the rope hammock.
Dee marvels at our 4th of July Fireworks Melon, carved like a pumpkin. Mediterranean Coast, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Dee marvels at our 4th of July Fireworks Melon, carved like a pumpkin.
Sweet ladies met us at each landing with a basket of handiwork. Mediterranean Coast, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Sweet ladies met us at each landing with a basket of handiwork.
All good things must come to an end--farewell, friends and family. Mediterranean Coast, Turkey: chapter 59, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
All good things must come to an end--farewell, friends and family.

60   Back along the Med

Off the beaten track, Bayrams Treehouse Pension was a delight. Olympos, Turkey: chapter 60, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Off the beaten track, Bayrams Treehouse Pension was a delight.
Susie checked her e-mail in the open courtyard at Bayram's. Olympos, Turkey: chapter 60, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Susie checked her e-mail in the open courtyard at Bayram's.
The hike up to see the Chimera was well worth the time and effort. Olympos, Turkey: chapter 60, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The hike up to see the Chimera was well worth the time and effort.
This is the emergency station where a Turkish doctor tended Bea's injury and bought us all beers. Who could complain? Olympos, Turkey: chapter 60, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
This is the emergency station where a Turkish doctor tended Bea's injury and bought us all beers. Who could complain?
Bea, Shelly, Susie and Jana sip lattes outside the charming Balikçi Han. Kalkan, Turkey: chapter 60, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Bea, Shelly, Susie and Jana sip lattes outside the charming Balikçi Han.
Shelly, Jana and I hiked up the stunning Saklikent Gorge, which was all marble. Fetihye, Turkey: chapter 60, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Shelly, Jana and I hiked up the stunning Saklikent Gorge, which was all marble..
We seldom missed an opportunity to cool off with an afternoon Efes. Kalkan, Turkey: chapter 60, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
We seldom missed an opportunity to cool off with an afternoon Efes.

61   Ah, The Greek Islands!

Susie poses in the doorway of a Chios cathedral with our friend Takis. Chios, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Susie poses in the doorway of a Chios cathedral with our friend Takis.
The Cathedral of Saint Markella was small but impressive. Chios, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The Cathedral of Saint Markella was small but impressive.
Wine and octopi, a common sight at outside bars in the Greek Islands. Mykenos, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Wine and octopi, a common sight at outside bars in the Greek Islands.
The lovely Maria's home was our favorite B & B on our Greek Island Tour. Mykenos, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The lovely Maria's home was our favorite B & B on our Greek Island Tour.
Our view from Maria's home, overlooking the marina chapel and market. Mykenos, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Our view from Maria's home, overlooking the marina chapel and market.
Ann Marie and Susie, happy as clams on Mykenos. Mykenos, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Ann Marie and Susie, happy as clams on Mykenos.
Pelicans are common on Mykenos, and this one hitchiked through town. Mykenos, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Pelicans are common on Mykenos, and this one hitchiked through town.
Our last stop was Santorini, an island with unforgettable sunsets. Santorini, Greece: Chapter 61, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Our last stop was Santorini, an island with unforgettable sunsets.

62   The Hans Book

Edda climbs up onto the Tower of Eirene, helped by a man with a chicken. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 62, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Edda climbs up onto the Tower of Eirene, helped by a man with a chicken.
I pose on a chimney of the Sair Han, overlooking Istanbul. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 62, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
I pose on a chimney of the Sair Han, overlooking Istanbul.
Edda and I celebrate finishing our guide book in an Istanbul coffee shop. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 62, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Edda and I celebrate finishing our guide book in an Istanbul coffee shop.
The fruit of our labors: an Istanbul guidebook. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 62, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The fruit of our labors: an Istanbul guidebook.

63   Alone at Robert

Robert College's Gould Hall is decked out for a national holiday. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 63, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Robert College's Gould Hall is decked out for a national holiday.
Libby and I settle in to our tiny new campus apartment. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 63, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Libby and I settle in to our tiny new campus apartment.
Robert College's view overlooking the Bosphorous. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 63, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Robert College's view overlooking the Bosphorous.
A February snowstorm ground Istanbul to a stop, but not Libby! Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 63, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
A February snowstorm ground Istanbul to a stop, but not Libby!

64   Tulips, Tulips, Tulips

Emirgan's main square is filled with tables for tea on the Bosphorus. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 64, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Emirgan's main square is filled with tables for tea on the Bosphorus.
Never in my life have I seen floral displays like the tulips in Emirgan Park. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 64, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Never in my life have I seen floral displays like the tulips in Emirgan Park.
Half of Istanbul gets out to walk in parks during Istanbul's Tulip Festival. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 64, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Half of Istanbul gets out to walk in parks during Istanbul's Tulip Festival.
Intrigued, this valiant Turk protects his little sister from the vicious dog. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 64, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Intrigued, this valiant Turk protects his little sister from the vicious dog.

65   Bill, Please.

An ad for Istanbul's famous Reina Night Club. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 65, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
An ad for Istanbul's famous Reina Night Club.
The interior of the elegant Reina Night Club. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 65, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The interior of the elegant Reina Night Club.
The Reina offers outdoor seating and dancing  beneath the Bosphorus bridge.Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 65, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The Reina offers outdoor seating and dancing
beneath the Bosphorus bridge.
The outdoor crowd on a busy night at the Reina Night Club.Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 65, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The outdoor crowd on a busy night at the Reina Night Club.
Gilbert and I are clearly enjoying this musical event.Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 66, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Gilbert and I are clearly enjoying this musical event.

66   On a Tuesday?

Brooks Williams grooves for his patio audience.Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 66, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Brooks Williams grooves for his patio audience.
It was a perfect evening for an outdoor concert, and we all enjoyed it.Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 66, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
It was a perfect evening for an outdoor concert, and we all enjoyed it.

67   Seeking Loggerheads

Gaby helped students process their findings about the loggerhead habitat. Dalyan, Turkey: chapter 67, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Gaby helped students process their findings about the loggerhead habitat.
The marble cliffs overlooking Dalyan were carved with ornate tombs. Dalyan, Turkey: chapter 67, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The marble cliffs overlooking Dalyan were carved with ornate tombs.
Captain Ramazan taught us how to catch crabs. Dalyan, Turkey: chapter 67, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Captain Ramazan taught us how to catch crabs.
Each crab from the first catch was marked with an x in fingernail polish.. Dalyan, Turkey: chapter 67, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Each crab from the first catch was marked with an x in fingernail polish..
Our last two days in Dalyan were spent white-water rafting and kayaking. Sheer heaven! Dalyan, Turkey: chapter 67, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Our last two days in Dalyan were spent white-water rafting and kayaking. Sheer heaven!

68  Sharing Turkey--How?

My niece Erin and nephew Matt wer a big part of my life. I'd shared canoeing, but how could I share my Turkey experiences with them? Minnesota and Turkey: chapter 68, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My niece Erin and nephew Matt wer a big part of my life. I'd shared canoeing, but how could I share my Turkey experiences with them?
My best buddy Annie had visited me, but had much more to learn about the beauties of Turkey and its people. Minnesota and Turkey: chapter 68, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My best buddy Annie had visited me, but had much more to learn about the beauties of Turkey and its people.
Libby and I were home again, but thoughts of Turkey swirled  through my mind. Did she think about it at all? Minnesota and Turkey: chapter 68, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Libby and I were home again, but thoughts of Turkey swirled
through my mind. Did she think about it at all?

69   Travel Buddies

This Tukish woman left her task of scrubbing her carpet  to prepare Turkish coffee for Stella and me. Malatya, Turkey: chapter 69, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
This Tukish woman left her task of scrubbing her carpet
to prepare Turkish coffee for Stella and me.
A group of school children braved frigid winds to perform  traditional dances on Mount Nemrut. Nemrut, Turkey: chapter 69, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
A group of school children braved frigid winds to perform
traditional dances on Mount Nemrut.
This  simit-seller balances scores of simits on his head.Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 69, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
This  simit-seller balances scores of simits on his head.
Two little soldiers parade through town as a part of their circumcision celebration. Little do they know what lies ahead. Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey: chapter 69, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Two little soldiers parade through town as a part of their circumcision celebration. Little do they know what lies ahead.
This statue at Gallipoli represents a Mehmet carrying a wounded Johnnie back to his trench. It was an ugly, bloody battle, with 130,000 soldiers lost. Gallipoli, Turkey: chapter 69, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
This statue at Gallipoli represents a Mehmet carrying a wounded Johnnie back to his trench. It was an ugly, bloody battle, with 130,000 soldiers lost.

70   Back to Robert  

I loved my little off-campus apartment with a view overlooking the Bosphorous. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 70, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
I loved my little off-campus apartment with a view overlooking the Bosphorous.
Miss Libby supervised comings ang goings from her perch in the bedroom window. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 70, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Miss Libby supervised comings ang goings from her perch in the bedroom window.
My sweet neighbor Hediye (age 80) was in charge of gathering and splitting wood  for their stove. She kept a formidable woodpile. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 70, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My sweet neighbor Hediye (age 80) was in charge of gathering and splitting wood
for their stove. She kept a formidable woodpile.

71 Petrified of Lise Prep

My friend and colleague Cyrus Carter sits in the morning sun with students for the opening ceremony at Robert College. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 71, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My friend and colleague Cyrus Carter sits in the morning sun with students for the opening ceremony at Robert College.
My attic office was shared by six Lise Prep teachers, the most collaborative group of educators I've ever worked with.  Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 71, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My attic office was shared by six Lise Prep teachers, the most collaborative group of educators I've ever worked with.

 Little did I know how much I'd come to love my Lise Prep kids.  It's true that "you must only to love them." Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 71, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
 Little did I know how much I'd come to love my Lise Prep kids.
It's true that "you must only to love them."

72   Sweet,  Sweet Arnavutköy

These cobblestone layers worked into the night right outside my apartment." Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 72, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
These cobblestone layers worked into the night right outside my apartment."
Somehow this shopowner knows where everything is in his little electric shop in Arnavutköy. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 72, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Somehow this shopowner knows where everything is in his little electric shop in Arnavutköy.
Just days ago this demolished gecekondu  was the home of a small Turkish family. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 72, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Just days ago this demolished gecekondu
was the home of a small Turkish family.

73   Free Ride to Stuttgart

My Robert College debaters pose on our rainy walking tour of Stuttgart. Stuttgart, Germany: chapter 73, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My Robert College debaters pose on our rainy walking tour of Stuttgart.
Would these kids' Muslim parents be horrified to see them chomping pork sausage? Stuttgart, Germany: chapter 73, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Would these kids' Muslim parents be horrified to see them chomping pork sausage?
My young friend Jiva, from Slovenia, stands in the upper lobby of the Stuttgart Ballet building. Stuttgart, Germany: chapter 73, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My young friend Jiva, from Slovenia, stands in the upper lobby of the Stuttgart Ballet building.

74   Slaughter

Özdemir, our Robert College newspaper editor, helped guide me through the rudiments of Kurban Bayram. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 74, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Özdemir, our Robert College newspaper editor, helped guide me through the rudiments of Kurban Bayram.
Irem, my brilliant office mate, invited me to join her family for the Kurban Bayram holiday fesitivities. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 74, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Irem, my brilliant office mate, invited me to join her family for the Kurban Bayram holiday fesitivities.
This is the ad put out by the grocery store chain for Kurban Bayram sheep and cows. Bossy or Edna? Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 74, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
This is the ad put out by the grocery store chain for Kurban Bayram sheep and cows. Bossy or Edna?

75   Twice More Away

In spite of a drizzle, the camels frothed with excitement over the coming events of camel wrestling. Selçuk, Turkey: chapter 75, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
In spite of a drizzle, the camels frothed with excitement over the coming events of camel wrestling.
In Şirince, centuries-old white homes climb the hill, surrounding a once-active Christian churc. Şirince, Turkey: chapter 75, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
In Şirince, centuries-old white homes climb the hill, surrounding a once-active Christian church.
We English teachers spent our rainy Sunday reading by the fire in the charming Kerevetli Ev. Şirince, Turkey: chapter 75, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
We English teachers spent our rainy Sunday reading by the fire in the charming Kerevetli Ev.

76   Agony!

The historical tourist hamam at Termal brought temporary relief to my back. Yalova, Turkey: chapter 76, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The historical tourist hamam at Termal brought
temporary relief to my back.
My room in the American Hospital was outfitted like a hotel suite. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 76, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My room in the American Hospital was outfitted like a hotel suite.
Back in my apartment, I pose with the remnants of my bouquets. Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 76, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
Back in my apartment, I pose with the remnants of my bouquets.
The acoutrements of my recovery: books, yarn, and videos.  Istanbul, Turkey: chapter 76, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
The acoutrements of my recovery: books, yarn, and videos.

77   When it Rains...

A broken foot didn't keep me from traveling to Germany for Jana's wedding. Hamburg, Germany: chapter 77, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
A broken foot didn't keep me from traveling to Germany for Jana's wedding.
I stand beside my newlywed friend Jana as we toast to her life with Olaf. Hamburg, Germany: chapter 77, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
I stand beside my newlywed friend Jana as we toast to her life with Olaf.
My nephew Matt and niece Erin brightened our days as we toured after the wedding. Hamburg, Germany: chapter 77, You must only to love them. http://mershon.wordpress.com
My nephew Matt and niece Erin brightened our days as we toured after the wedding.

78   One More Year?

My apologies, but I have no photos for the difficult decision-making process.
My love affair with Turkey is never really over, though.

Farewell, Turkey.
Farewell, Reader.

Ann Marie