Sunday, September 02, 2007

still learning

Even after ten years of marriage, I am still finding things out about my wife. I was on Google Earth the other day, when she said, 'Can you find my street?' So, of course, I searched through Istanbul until I found the roof of her apartment and the white van belonging to her dad.
'No, my street. Nurel Sokak.'
'You've got a street named after you?'
'Yes, near my house.'
And she does as well:

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Apparently, the local civil servant responsible for naming streets in the area when she was a kid had run out of names, and her dad suggested the name to him. She was rather sanguine about the whole thing.

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