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Name That Turk

March 29, 2011

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  (credit: visualfunhouse.com) Everyone has a family tree.  Now Husband Dan has a family tree, only the branches have a permanent  bad hair day and refuse to organize themselves in any logical way.   Part of this is because  people in his family believe strongly in marriage and so they marry often, creating lots of half […]

A Wedding in Istanbul

September 28, 2010

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Now Husband went to his cousin’s daughter’s wedding last month in Istanbul.  It was held at an old palace in the heart of the city.  The remains of the ancient exterior had been preserved, and the interior was rebuilt for celebrations such as this.  It was a new building within the remains of an old building.  The event was […]

Wearing A Sailboat to A Turkish Wedding

August 26, 2010

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My husband Dan is about to leave for a month: two weeks in Turkey and two weeks on Rhodes in Greece.  In Istanbul, he will be celebrating the wedding of his cousin’s daughter.  It will be a huge, gala affair.  Black tie.  No “optional.”  Held in a palace.  Seriously.  On Rhodes, he will be staying […]