Senior Dogs Abroad

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Senior Dogs Abroad
Mark and Jolee living in Istanbul 2008-2012
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  • A Grave Matter 1 week ago Senior dogs have been living in Turkey now for nearly seven years and, in spite of the maelstrom that swirls around this corner of the planet, have no plans to leave. We enjoy our life here and can easily imagine spending the rest of our days in Turkey. Plus the fact that the Turkish language has...
  • April 24: A Lack of Progress Report 2 weeks ago In ancient Ani at Turkish-Armenian border.April 24th marks the deportation of Armenian intellectuals from Istanbul in 1915 and commemorates what some call the 'genocide' committed by the Ottoman Empire against Anatolian Armenians during World War I. Ottoman Armenians were, during that period of war...
  • That'n'This 2 weeks ago Senior dogs were in a bit of a funk due to a bout with a flu bug that hit a large percentage of our fellow Istanbullus and laid us all low for two weeks of fever and sneezing followed by relentless coughing. And so in search of a full physical and spiritual recovery, we decided to bid farewell to...
  • The Perils of Privatization? 1 month ago Seniors dogs just came off ten days of shared flu misery that kept us kennel-bound and bored with no blog subject which piqued our interest. Everything seemed so blaaah. Then yesterday, Tuesday, March 31, at exactly 10:36 A.M, the lights went out all across Turkey. Yes, a massive electrical failure...
  • Happy Spring! (Nowruz Kutlu Olsun!) 3 months ago White storks arrive - a sure sign of Spring.With the arrival of the spring equinox when day and night are of equal length,  a sense of optimism returns and this year is no exception. In many regions of the Near and Middle East, most notably in Iran and the Kurdish regions of Iraq, Syria and...

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Karen (Empty Nest Expat)
03:54 AM November 24, 2012

Mark and Jolee are exciting, vibrant people who are deeply interested in Turkey. They both speak the language too! They travel all over, talk to everyone, explore and enjoy, and make sense of some of the more difficult things to understand in Turkey. They are living role models for retirement!

Annie
22:32 PM November 25, 2012

A brilliant grasp of the political situation in Turkey.

Joan Yow
21:19 PM April 25, 2013

very sophisticated and all around good guys.

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