The Nice Thing About Strangers

Creative Non-Fiction Short Stories. :) Travel, Oldsters, Love, and Compassion.

Postcard for Addyson #1

Happy 9th birthday to my sweet niece, Addy! This post reminds me how much time is passing–and how long I’ve been blogging.

The Nice Thing About Strangers

Dear Addy,

The two postcards I sent from Turkey took about 6 weeks to reach you. So I thought I’d send an update that would show up in Colorado before I do.

Addy is my 5 year old niece, just weeks from her sixth birthday. She came to visit while I was packing my suitcase and I promised we’d take a trip together. When I asked where she’d like to go, she said “Turkey.” Of course. Today, crossing at an Istanbul crosswalk, using my fellow pedestrians as human shields, I thought could be a very long time before we have the chance for such an adventure.

Anyway, Addy my dear. I’ve been having a great time–meeting kind people and practicing my Turkish. Do you still remember the word for butterfly? Kelebek! I knew you’d remember.

Here are a few things I thought you might like to see.

Addyson (yep, you’re…

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2 comments on “Postcard for Addyson #1

  1. Maccabros
    September 23, 2015

    all the best for her – and you are wright dear Page – Tempus fugit…

    have a nice day

    ganz liebe Grüße,


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