Senior Dogs Abroad

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Senior Dogs Abroad
Mark and Jolee living in Istanbul 2008-2012
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  • Autumn in the Market 2 days ago This week, we returned to our Cihangir apartment from Burgazada (aka Shagri-La), only to find that the leak the plumber was called and paid to fix still leaks; moths had installed themselves in one of our beautiful hand-woven saddle bags and were eating their way out; the upstairs neighbors...
  • The Week's Menu of Events and a Recipe 1 week ago First on our menu, the long-awaited but never-materialized fall rains that Istanbul is desperate for are predicted to arrive this weekend and last most of next week. Senior dogs never thought we'd be looking forward to being confined indoors looking out at the rain, but we most certainly...
  • The Slippery Slope 2 weeks ago One gets the sinking feeling these days that we are living through a very perilous period in human history. Ebola, war, economic crisis and barbarism swirl all around us with incredible destructive force. It all seems a bit surreal. Even those of us who have a pretty good understanding of the...
  • Cave Canem 2 weeks ago Typical crowd in the center.On Saturday, our dear friend Sandra while on her usual walk around the island was bitten by a dog and had to go to the Büyükada poliklinik to begin a series of rabies shots. This was particularly traumatic because this is Sandra's second series in less than 10 months!...
  • The Heal Initiative 3 weeks ago In the midst of the devastating events shaking the world today, we received a ray of hope in the form of a message from our friend Dr. Phuoc V. Le in San Franscisco about his latest project, the Heal Initiative.We first met Phuoc in Ecuador in 2003. We were studying at the same Spanish language... 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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