Monthly Archives: January 2013

Commerce and Communication in Kemalpaşa

Two things struck me on my recent trip to Kemalpaşa, and they’re in the title, so no surprises. The first is the fact that, well, you know all those Turkish goods they sell in the bazaars? I never really thought … Continue reading

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The Long Winter

Well, this is now the longest I’ve ever been outside of the US. This is the first year I haven’t spent Christmas with my family – but scratch that, because I have my own family now and I spent Christmas … Continue reading

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Outrage Porn

It has occurred to me that I am a constant consumer of outrage porn. An outside observer might think that I love to be upset about things. In fact, several people (generally Georgians) have told me precisely that, on this … Continue reading

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