Is it time to abandon democracy? Vote "Evet" or "Hayır" today.
Truth #1 Book: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Date Finished: February 15 Review: Absolutely brilliant! This book covers the near future story of an astronaut, Mark Watney, whose suit was punctured and was left for dead on Mars. He then spends the next year and a half struggling to survive on this inhospitable planet while those... Continue Reading →
Truth #1 Book: Slavery Inc Author: Lydia Cacho Date Finished: January 9 Rating: 4.5 of 5 Stars Review: Some books are such that we do not love them so much as we need to read them. This is one of those books. Here Lydia Cacho presents some sobering truths about the global sex slave... Continue Reading →
Where do I begin? I am running late. Normally, I have this letter all written and sent at least a few days before the month ends. Yet here I am at 8PM still looking at my keyboard wondering where I begin. I have a lot I want to say, but how to say it? From... Continue Reading →
There is nothing Christian about a ban on Muslims. There is nothing Christian about refusing refugees. There is nothing Christian about denying safe harbor to those fleeing violence. Nothing.
Although I seem to get one of these every couple months, most of the time I smile for the ego boost it is and then continue on my way. Bit since I haven't filled one out in a good year or more, and since I haven't written anything else on here for a small bit,... Continue Reading →
My heart breaks for Izmir and the victims of this second national tragedy to strike Turkey in a year that is not yet a week old. My heart also breaks for the countless victims caught in the crossfire of the multiple simultaneous conflicts that are ravaging my home of Southeast Turkey as well as Syria and northern Iraq. When will it end?
I have heard the story of a mother whose oldest daughter was in her last year of high school. This daughter's class had a trip coming up and were holding a bake sale to raise money for it. Because the mother was very competitive she decided she was going to make the biggest and best... Continue Reading →
Happy New Year! What are your resolutions for 2017? I have a few but one resolution I make every single year is to read 100 books. This is a resolution I have successfully completed more than once, but for four years running now I have fallen short. That said, I came real close with 99... Continue Reading →