DO NOT Miss the Galata Bridge & Galata Tower

Since my post titles automatically capitalize every letter, you have no way of knowing that I put “DO NOT” in all caps and the rest in small letters because that’s how serious I am about not missing this part of Istanbul. <—Which is why I told you there, just now. I’m so, so serious. I had thought about going to the Galata Bridge on my own as I had heard it was worth visiting, but I never made it on my own time. I really had no intention of going to Galata Tower, assuming it was enough to see it towering (lol)…


Mis amigos! It only took me 8 tries to remember my password for Honestly Kayla, but I’m back. I have virtually the same password for everything, just with different combos of capitalization and punctuation. Don’t try to hack me. Some big things have happened since I left you in March. 1. Joel from Butterfly Body Liners added his two cents to my post on the topic: “Actually, doctors will tell you that ABL is caused most frequently by GI-related issues (ie. IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and similar issues), not aging per se. And it affects men and women equally…but it is…

Chinese New Year Resolutions

I’ve never been one of those jerks who is too good for New Years Resolutions. The exception being the year or so after I saw Dodgeball. To paraphrase Vince Vaughn aka Peter La Fleur– if you set goals, you might not reach them. But if you never have one, you’ll never be disappointed. I didn’t set any goals for, like, three years after that and I was thisclose to going to community college. Nowadays, I’ll set one or two tentative resolutions, then reevaluate them mid-to-late-January (January 31st is the Chinese New Year, so it’s not like I’m that far off)….