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47/52 “the 52 project” in 2017

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Life recently… Filled  with beauty, grace and so many moments we are grateful for. Grateful for the wonderful cafes with delicious food and babyccinos. Grateful for all the colors of the fall. Grateful for you talking in such a beautiful way, telling your every move with your every word (dans ediooo ;)). Grateful for your intense love, hugs, your sweett “ooonee tzeeen siits seden” counting, grateful for us…

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I hope you will be great  at recognizing the perspectives in life. One moment the life can seem dull, tainted, meaningless. Then you shift your focus, and life, the world, the skies become the most magical things. There are so many things waiting for our gaze to touch them. There are things that are seen and that see. Trees see us, animals, fairies, all the magical things. But they need us to slow down and let us be seen. And then we realize, only then, in that slow motion, that how enchanted everything is.

Now that you talk in your “isteniyo”, “beenmedi”s, “şaklandı”s and monster imitations, you also became more magical. I watch you awestruck and sometimes you see me, in that, and give me the squizieest hug, then the world stops spinning and I soak it all in. Wishing that moment lasts forever.

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What a week it was! Urla, Berlin and London all in one. Not only the travels were fast but your growth was too. You now talk about your feelings and count up to 6 and sometimes up to 10 by skipping 6 and 7 :)  My favorite  word of yours is “öşşledim” – “miss you”-: you say it accompanied with an hug , it’s the best thing ever, and ever and ever. #sosoblessed

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Portraits of my child, once a week, every week, in 2017

We were so lucky to catch the tail of the summer in Turkey, which felt like mid July anyway and it’s an understatement to say that we lived it to the fullest! The pictures are from our amazing trip to Chios. Where we swam in the bluest blue and ate seafood for almost every meal.  And also where you finally get the hang of falling asleep in the car- albeit with a pre show of a high pitch protest, but nevertheless, you just have become the best travel buddy like ever.

#sosoblessed <3