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Homeward Bound

I’ve reached that point in the year when all I can think about is going home. I’m tasting sushi, buffalo wings, Starbucks, Red Lobster, and a whole lot of Ben and Jerry’s in my mouth. Individually, all at once, I don’t think I care. I just want to go home and eat and be merry. […]

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The mean streets of Edirne

So we’ve just about reached the midpoint of our stay in Edirne and I’m happy to say that cabin fever has tried, but ultimately failed, to get me down. It’s cold, but nothing compared to back home, so I won’t complain too much. Here are some pictures I’ve compiled of our time thus far. When […]

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The latest casualty of overseas living

So I wouldn’t exactly call myself vain, but when I’m at home on US soil I get my hair cut regularly and enjoy a good mani/pedi as much as the next woman. Once abroad I’m pretty much left to my own devices so the appearance definitely takes a hit. The ponytail becomes my hairstyle of […]

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Eating Turkish style

This is probably the most frustrating aspect of overseas life for me. The lack of familiar foods and spices has thrown me for a loop in multiple countries. I’ve spent countless hours wandering around supermarkets with foreign language dictionaries and/or my phone translator, just trying to figure out if they had an ingredient I needed, […]

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