Archive for October, 2011

Happy Halloween


Here’s to an awesome weekend spent in Cappadocia (recap coming soon) and participating in the wonderful college tradition of doing way too many things with too little sleep – papers, exams, trying not to be an antisocial hermit. Here goes nothin’. Oh and here’s to caffeine. God bless you, coffee. Advertisements

Bran biscuits: part of the survival kit for the 3 day trip to Cappadokia. Mmm fiber. If they make me pay 40TL for booze I’m not drinking Saturday and 15TL a day for a buffet I probably won’t want to eat at as the trip planners are trying to push, I’m not going to be […]

Tea Time


It ain’t no Steady Hand but I feel oh so Turkish!

So Bogazici has tons of cats and dogs. Everywhere. On the quad, laying around on the stairs, napping under bushes. Being the creeper magnet that I am, it is only natural that I attract not only bizarre humans, but furry friends as well. Even in a group, they make a beeline for me. I’m so […]

Bears Eat Beets


Fact: Hummus and avocado is the best sandwich combo ever. Fact: Bigger is better when it comes to apples. And apple bottoms. ­čśë Fact: A week off of working out didn’t kill me. It actually made today’s return to running that much better. And I held crow pose and wheel pose longer than ever this […]

It’s been a full week since I crossed that line. A week filled with sleeping. Usually by 9 pm. (This is pathetic even for a granny like me.) A week filled with eating. Mmmm, carbs. A week filled with slow, stiff-legged walks counting as exercise. Embarrassing. And don’t even get me started on what I […]

I love my…


A few months ago, I committed myself to waking up each morning and listing the random, quirky things I like about myself. You know, kind of like Jessica’s Daily Affirmations. Though, admittedly, I was nowhere near as cute. I’d read about the power of┬ápositive affirmations and thinking and figured why not give yet another hippy-dippy […]