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. ┬áSpring 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

Norway: I have never been there before. It is a new place.

You know, I have never actually been to Norway. I mean, I’ve heard about the place, I’ve seen pictures and videos, because it’s famously beautiful, and I’d actually wanted to go visit at some point, because it’s not a distant land, and I can read Norwegian (it’s very close to Swedish), if not speak it, but the fact is that I hadn’t gotten around to visiting it, and now we are moving there.

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