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The Music!

Şerif Cırık (17 November 1940 — 17 May 2002), also known as Mahsuni Şerif, was a folk musician, ashik, composer, poet, and author from Turkey.

"Mahzuni Şerif was born in Berçenek village of Afşin, Kahramanmaraş, Turkey in 1940. The word Aşık preceding his name is a title used to indicate his position as a respected musician, but also indicates his affiliation with the Alevi variety of Shi'a Islam.
He became one of Turkey's best-known musical interpreters, and brought strong intellectual and social elements into Turkish folk music and folk poetry. He died on 17 May 2002 in Porz, Köln, Germany, four days after his arrival for medical care about his heart problems."(wikipedia,Apr,2016)

Child is child

Today, People, Going from World...

Tonight, A terror attack has been made at the Istanbul airport. Until now, forty-one people have passed away, and two hundred thirty-nine people have been wounded.

Except for military attacks, other terror attacks which have targeted directly to the civil population at the last one and half years as follows:

06 Jan 2015, İstanbul, 2 people,

20 July 2015, Suruç, 34 people,

10 Oct 2015, Ankara, 109 people,

12 Jan 2016, İstanbul, 11 people,

17 Feb 2016, Ankara, 29 people,

13 March 2016, Ankara, 38 people,

19 March 2016, İstanbul, 5 people,

28 Apr 2016, Bursa, 1 person,

01 May 2016, Antep, 5 people,

07 June 2016, İstanbul, 11 people,

Someones have ended of life of 286 people!

It is not known numbers of wounded people exactly. It is thought that it may be about one thousand.

It is not reached numbers of people who serves as caregivers in the family of dead or wounded people.

It is not known numbers of animal injured or dead.

It is not known numbers of goods, possession, serving which is ended.

There has…

Getting Older

I was very sorry today.
I have found my  m-phone's lost charger in my desk's drawer. I was surprised when I saw it because was looking for it since four days, and I was supposed that I have forgotten it at the other office. Since four days, I have gone to the same office, and never thought to check my desk's drawer...
Does it mean that I am getting older? I think it does... I hope it does not.
Yes, I am not a young person anymore for something which is like to be a ballet dancer, or to play a violin very well. But I should not be older as much as not to remember where I left my charger tools...

Ok Ok, being a ballet dancer is a terrible example. A big possible, only children can begin to study ballet dance.
I am afraid I am getting older... Why is this idea scaring me? I was born in a time. I am living still. So, is not it clear that I will die in a time, and for that I will of course getting older... People are so strange. Really...

See you soon guys,

Everyday practice

Following advice is given by a famous instructor named Simon. I have already known it before he said, but it is barely hard to find time to practice to me.
"For various reasons, I haven't been able to write today's blog post until now. Some days I have plenty of time to make a good lesson or even write a full essay, while other days I might only have time to write a quick tip. The important thing, I think, is to stick to my daily blogging habit and keep going.
I give the same advice to my students: If you want to improve your English and your IELTS score, just do something every day that helps you to move forward." As you know if you do not employ something it can be forgot somewhere or flies your mind... So, I have decided to write whatever I find daily or at least weekly. Lets do it...

I woke up early enough today.

It is still strange to me even after many years how I wake up around eight o'clock easily on Sundays, however I wake up hardly on week days. I guess …

Deferred Gratification -II-

In the late 1960's, a psychologist named Walter Mischel conducted an experiment on a group of four-year olds. He gave each child a marsmallow and told them that if they don't eat  it and wait for him to return in the room after 20 minutes, he would give them another one as a reward for being patient. Some children ate the marsmallow right away while a number of them were able to resist the temptation and waited.  Fourteen years later, Mischel followed up on the children. Those who couldn't wait suffered from low self-esteem and was regarded by their teachers and parents as stubborn, prone to envy and easily frustrated. Meanwhile, those who did not eat their marsmallows were more self-motivated, educationally successful and emotionally intelligent. This study proved that people who believe in delayed gratification for better returns lead more positive lives.