Once More, With Feeling

This will be short, mostly because it’s written between gulping coffee, and having to get dressed, and prepare for the arrival of the moving company’s packing crew by packing as much as I can before they get here.  It is, in fact, less ridiculous than it sounds, as I’ve been doing packing up and hauling of things to the new house for weeks using our … Continue reading Once More, With Feeling

Moving Abroad – 4. What’s Next?

So, it’s been a little while since the previous three installments about moving abroad (you can read those here, here and here if you like). This post was originally started while I was sitting in a conference hotel lobby in Kongsberg, Norway, and thawing my half-frozen behind by the fireplace. Then life and moving happened, and I was so sure I had actually posted it. … Continue reading Moving Abroad – 4. What’s Next?

We Have Arrived (and our neighbors have an awesome gate)

The last two weeks have been filled with unpacking what I have termed the Box Fortress, cussing (because the company that once moved us from Sweden to Finland and did a great job, did more of a really so-so job this time), and hiking down the hill to the village for errands.  Spring is just getting started here (we moved from Finnish winter to Norwegian … Continue reading We Have Arrived (and our neighbors have an awesome gate)

Please Stand By. Regular Programming Will Resume After Relocating to Norway

We are now officially in the ‘final countdown’ to relocation – the flights and trains are booked for March 1, and I have been running around like mad ticking off items off my to-do-before-move list, which, as mentioned in my moving-abroad series of posts, is inevitably pretty massive. Continue reading Please Stand By. Regular Programming Will Resume After Relocating to Norway