Category Archives: Istanbul

The Learning Curve

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditDuckie’s learning curve is not that great. She kept her distance from the doorways after I threw things at her to scare her away, but today she is boldly strutting right back into our house. This got me thinking about learning curves in general and yesterday’s massacre at Virginia Tech. It seems that something horrible… Read full post.


emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditThey say that the things we have lost will never be returned to us, but I’m not sure if that’s entirely true. Yes, what is gone cannot itself return but I think aspects of what we have lost come back in many familiar forms. Take my Spirit Guide, Cubby, the wolf-dog who was my companion… Read full post.

Absolut Inebriation

Absolut Inebriation

emailFacebookTwitterPinterestTumblrStumbleUponDiggRedditAs distasteful a drink as vodka is, when you have allergies that prevent you from drinking anything else then you must simply get used to it. Come to love it almost. Sometimes I wonder whether I was Russian in a past life because the only alcohol my allergies permit me to imbibe is vodka, because… Read full post.