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Photos by Tolga

The last few days, whenever Tolga takes a break from coding, he takes pics of me. He’s been practicing using gels, different lighting techniques, posing, and other skills that he is learning from master photographers on the Internet. He’s becoming amazing, actually. I keep telling him to get a model…poor guy, stuck with me. . […]

April 6, 2011 is the Day

On April 6, 1453, Mehmed II began his siege of Constantinople – now Istanbul. This is also the date the poet Petrarch first saw his idealized love, Laura, in the church of Saint Clare in Avignon. That was 1327.  It’s the date the Mormon church was organized in 1830, the day the Scots signed the […]