Thursday, May 15, 2014


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My volunteer day with the Alameda County Sheriff's Archive is today. I leave too early for a lengthy blog, so I'll get back to Turkey in earnest tomorrow. Above is the beautiful writing in a manuscript from the Aramada Hotel, Istanbul.
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An old Roman aqueduct. Usla said, "those people are not supposed to be up there."
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Usla teasing us about his new car. (Not his, it belongs to the owner of the hotel.)
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The Armada has turtles in the lobby. Reminds me of the Peabody Ducks.
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And, of course, tulips everywhere. I DID tell you that tulips originated in Turkey, right? They were taken to Amsterdam many years ago.

And, thank you Virginia for answering my question about a (correct spelling) caliph, a religious leader.

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