Sun On The Snow: Moving Update

It has been roughly a month since the big moving day into our house, and we are only maybe about halfway unpacked. The reasons for that are many, and most of them are not that interesting (catching a cold, holidays, things which inevitably needed to be fixed, some more renovations after we moved in because library hadn’t been finished before we did, etc.). Instead of … Continue reading Sun On The Snow: Moving Update

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?

Little House in Telemark

…And then it occurred to us that no matter how we wiggle our stuff around, the apartment is a bit too small to fit all our things (though I do not put it down – it would have been awesome 20 years ago when we were students and had less books/cookware/large wool winter coats), and maybe we should buy a house.  And since it was the house-buying season (summer! pretty and warm! come see houses and gardens!), and we had a car so we could easily drive around, we went looking.  And found one we really liked.  So we did.  Say hello to the Little House in Telemark. Continue reading Little House in Telemark