I am not sure I have much that is profound to say as I sit to write this, only that the pace of things in the US and Turkey are radically different. It reminds me to sit back once in a while.
Of the images I have to share, some are of "comfort" (ala Hassan Elahi - check outhis site here: tracking transience
some evening bergamot tea in my room...
and a view of the west side of Ankara from Hacettepe University's Beytepe campus.