Leaving Istanbul

Nearly two years ago, shortly after arriving in Istanbul, Jason, Ellie, and I went for the first time to Sultan Ahmed, the historic downtown area. Just as we started along the sidewalk between the Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque, the Call to Prayer went off. I’ve heard many Call to Prayers before–most notably duringContinue reading “Leaving Istanbul”

Tomorrow Is the Day! Care to Guess Where We’re Going Next?

It’s hard to believe that it’s already bidding time. Actually, bidding has been going on for months but tomorrow the State Department will finalize the latest round. So, care to guess where we’re going next? Here are a few clues: Small Cold Bears I know, it sounds like Salt Lake City. But if that wereContinue reading “Tomorrow Is the Day! Care to Guess Where We’re Going Next?”