What made you decide to travel to Turkey,
people ask us?  I knew very little about Turkey,
but my former co-worker traveled to Turkey
every year even after September 11th.  Jerry
agreed to go with me, because Turkey was the
least Europe-like country.  We are so glad that
we made this trip.  Turkey was a beautiful and
delightful country, and the Turkish people were
warm and friendly.   Even though we had been
in Turkey only for two weeks, I looked forward to
waking up with the imam's morning prayer which
was broadcasted from a mosque's minaret.  
During my drives to and from Lake Tahoe for
skiing, I still listen to their traditional music and
reminisce about our delightful moments in
May 14 - 26, 2007