Amelia and Luka love the simple things. We’re in the Grand Canyon, and they chase the elk around the camp site. We’re at home, and they just want to run around in a circle around the kitchen island for the … Continue reading
Category Archives: just thinking out loud
I just had to send the following email to our landlords who refuse to cooperate with us about showing the property as we get ready to leave it. [Names redacted] We are very disappointed that you showed the house on … Continue reading
I haven’t posted in quite a long while, and a lot has happened in my life since. High level overview, and then I’ll get back on the bandwagon, and post more regularly. Luka was born My son Luka James Onvural … Continue reading
As I’m sure we all know by now, North Carolina recently passed Amendment One which institutionalized marriage as between one man and one woman in the state constitution. It is a black eye for a state that was so pivotal … Continue reading
I was summoned for jury duty about a month ago, and thought to myself, well shit, there’s no way I’m getting out of this. I got to the court house at 1pm this past Monday, and hunkered down for what … Continue reading
Last weekend, we headed up to Humboldt County to run the Avenue of the Giants half-marathon. It was quite a crew – my dad came from Istanbul, my buddy James came from Raleigh, Matt came up from San Jose, and … Continue reading
I’m running my second half-marathon tomorrow. Goals are: Don’t walk over the 13.1 miles Finish in under 2:10 Stay tuned, and I’ll update tomorrow as to what happens.
Dear Netflix, Looks like the competition is heating up. In the words of Gandhi, the fight has begun. It’s been quite an impressive ride though. Your stock price. How you’ve pushed the competition to bankruptcy. Quite impressive. If you want … Continue reading
We had a great weekend. I think because we avoided the Super Bowl. You see, I’ve really lost my interest in watching sports since being out here. If you get me in front of a TV, then I still love … Continue reading
Very interesting clip about Ataturk, and early Turkish history, from the point of view of the US.