Have you ever dreamed of visiting Tuscany? If you’ve never been, but have done even a preliminary internet search, you’ll like have seen images of tiny hill-top villages perched above olive groves or vineyards and narrow, winding roads lined with upright Italian cypress trees. You’ll definitely see all of this on your way to, or through, Tuscany. One […]
My maternal grandfather Emry 1881-1958 wrote his memories and they are a gold mine in regard to diving into a distant time. I was seven years old when he died. The trip to Paris in 1950 was the first travel abroad for my grandmother and my grandfather’s second. He went to Germany in 1922 with his brother and brother-in-law at […]
Yesterday I found Romy’s blog post on how patiently her father he had taken care of his mother for a long time until her recent death. She had preferred her other children to him but he was the one who helped her to the last breath. The easiest thing would be to turn your back on her and let […]
A good friend of mine has let me have a lot of photos from the celebration of the liberation in Copenhagen after five years of German occupation. She herself was 10 months old and is taken around in a white pram or baby carriage with her six-year older brother close to where they lived in Amager, an island in connection […]
I would like to show you a shop filled with modern furniture and design interior things. The name of the store is X-Akt. You can see the many different things here. It’s tucked away and difficult to find even for me who have lived here for 21 years. It started as an appendix to a gas station but has developed […]
I have made it a habit to bake bread rolls from a dough that is made the day before. I put it in the refrigerator or outside the entrance if the temperature is similar to the refrigerator. Some people have asked me for the recipe so I will try to describe it here. Half a liter mixed grains like […]
Dear friends! December 2016 We […]
Running a Half Marathon in Dresden was a very good race and combining this event with seeing as many museums as possible made the trip so much more memorable.
A dear family member in Oregon took part in an event in Oregon last week. When I saw the header picture I recognized the famous “Dalar horse”.
Two verses of scripture recently captured my attention and got me to thinking about the notions of “Near vs. Far”… “Having vs. Not Having” … being “With or Without.”