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How old is old?

Until recently, no one had any idea how old the history of Turkey was. Now we know better. About 200 miles to the southeast of Bursa is the site of the second oldest city ever discovered (the oldest is Jericho … Continue reading

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It has been pouring water from the sky for the last 24 hours. I’m not quite sure, but I think it’s called rain. Whatever, it has become too much for the local drains and they are pouring the water back … Continue reading

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Attribution: Most of the facts in this monologue come from “Guide to Turkey for History Travellers”by Bob Fowke —the spelling of travelers giving away his nationality. It’s a small but charming book in a series published by the London Sunday … Continue reading

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I think I’m going to be driven nuts. No hot water this morning (or now, for that matter), but the heat is on. I have steam radiators in each room and I suddenly realized that they’re working. And a week … Continue reading

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Fair warning: Tomorrow I’m going to write a short history of Turkey. The reason for my writing is to give me a better understanding of the country in which I’m living (and can’t supply hot water). You want to stick … Continue reading

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I have decorated my kitchen. Which, as I view the things available to me for actually cooking, will function best as a greenhouse.

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Webb School of Knoxville WEBB’S LADY SPARTANS HAVE WON THEIR SECOND CONSECUTIVE STATE VOLLEYBALL TITLE! Webb defeated Evangelical Christian School in straight sets, 25-18, 25-23, 25-13, at today’s TSSAA Division II-A State Girls Volleyball Championship in Murfreesboro. My granddaughter, Madeline, … Continue reading

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