Monthly Archives: May 2011

These Days…

I’m getting really excited about going to Dublin for the first time and seeing the Tallest Man on Earth in concert for the second time. In the mean time I’m watching videos online. Tallest man on earth – These Days … Continue reading

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Eti’s Glutensiz Bebek Bisküvisi- not just for babies

One of the most polarizing issues in Turkey today is not related to football or politics but…. wait for it…. prepackaged baked goods. Most people support one of the 2 major companies, Eti or Ülker.  Differences between the two camps … Continue reading

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True and Better

HT: Hugh Bourne

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Few Things…

Bring me more joy than watching this video. Micah covers Limp Bizkit from Michael Butterworth on Vimeo.

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Panasonic Lumix FS16

I left behind my camera in the back of a cab in Romania (my biggest regret is not the lost of my antiquated point-and-shoot, but losing my photos from around Bucharest). Anyway, after a month without a camera, I figured … Continue reading

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In My Cup

El Salvador La Montañita Producer // Antonio René Aguilar Lemus Farm //  La Montañita Region // Cantón, El Tunel Varietal // Bourbon Process // Honey-Process Tasting Notes // Papaya, Sorbet, Vanilla Cup Characteristics: La Montañita is sweet and crystal clear in the cup.  The tropical and floral … Continue reading

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The Walkmen and Twin Shadow in Istanbul

It’s not often that a band I want to see comes to Istanbul. Most concerts in Istanbul tend to be of the stadium tour variety, which for me are not nearly as enjoyable as seeing a smaller band play a … Continue reading

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Wendell Berry on the Future of Food

“Our fundamental problem is world destruction, caused by an irreconcilable contradiction between the natural world and the engineered world of industrialism. This conflict between nature and human interest may have begun with the first tools and weapons, but only with … Continue reading

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Sports Fest 2011

It’s been a crazy/fun weekend at Boğaziçi Üniversitesi. Our Dernek ran a batting cage and a lot of people wanted to take a swing at baseball (get it?). I also had to jump in on a few ultimate frisbee and … Continue reading

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Had a delicious traditional Turkish breakfast with Seth and Cağan by the Bosphorus this morning, at Sade Kahve.  Also saw a Merman. It was a great day.

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