Senior Dogs Abroad

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Senior Dogs Abroad
Mark and Jolee living in Istanbul 2008-2012
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  • The New "New Turkey" 4 days ago The common wisdom is that for those of us who are not getting any younger, one of the most important things necessary to forestall the negative effects of old age is stimulation. If there is any truth to that at all, then senior dogs should be around with all their faculties intact for quite some...
  • Back Home: Ya Gotta Love It 1 week ago It's been three weeks since we left Turkey. We make our way as quickly as possible through passport control and baggage so we could catch the one ferry that evening to our home on Burgazada island. Of course the cab driver at the Istanbul airport doesn’t know where the terminal is from whence we...
  • Abroad No More 3 months ago With nephew Matt on Burgazada.On Monday, senior dogs take off for a trip to America to sell the old homestead in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Last year, when the family renting our house told us they were going to move and we were faced with the prospect of finding new tenants, it struck us that we...
  • Wildcat 2 months ago With all the attention here in Turkey being focused on the upcoming June 7th parliamentary elections, the strike by thousands of workers in Turkey's automobile production sector, concentrated in the northwest provinces of Bursa and Kocaeli, caught everyone by surprise. For those of our readers who...
  • Suspended Animation 3 months ago Campaign tables on Burgazada.". . . a state in which life in a body is temporarily slowed down or stopped" - Cambridge Online Dictionary. And that's the way it's going to be until after June 7th, the date of parliamentary elections here in Turkey. With three weeks to go, it seems like everything... 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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