Senior Dogs Abroad

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Senior Dogs Abroad
Mark and Jolee living in Istanbul 2008-2012
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  • Dry Winter, Silent Spring 4 days ago Normally in Istanbul, the rainy season - called 'winter' here - begins in late September or early October. Every year since we arrived here six years ago, this has held true with the first winter, 2008-09 perhaps being the driest. (We do get snow occasionally, but if we do it's just a few...
  • SDA Book Review: The Man Who Loved Dogs 1 week ago Summer is certainly a good time to get down to some serious (or unserious) reading, especially if you are not engaged in productive work, which senior dogs most certainly are not. As promised in our last posting, M is going to take the lead on this one and give you his take on Leonardo Padura...
  • The Deafening Silence 1 week ago At this point, everything is either known or easily discovered. Forgive us if we reiterate.Gaza is the world's biggest open-air prison, some would say concentration camp. In this prison, 1.5 million people are purposely kept at a barely survivable level. Their access to food, shelter, medical care...
  • And They're Off!: Turkish Elections Round 2. 2 weeks ago Well folks, we're in the middle of a triple crown election year. First in the trifecta were local elections this past March 30th, convincingly won by the ruling AK Party candidates taking 45% of the total votes. Now just when we thought we were safe, the race for President is beginning. The voters...
  • Summer Soup 3 weeks ago When J was a young puppy living in New York, a favorite summer supper was cold borscht, either bought at a market in jars like the one in the photo, or bought as take-out at B & H, our favorite kosher dairy restaurant on Second Avenue near St. Mark's Place. Later on, after moving to cities without... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Website Reviews » There are 3 reviews on Senior Dogs Abroad

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!

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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