Denmark is known for the many bicycles. I used my bike as a means of transportation for many years. Then not so much...
In a quiet spot in Seattle, a place called Ballard is a new Nordic Museum. Immigrants from the Nordic countries flocked to that place at the beginning of the twenties century. I felt at home walking in the streets and visiting a Danish ex-pat family. Excerpt from Wikipedia on Ballard: Historically Ballard is the traditional center of Seattle’s ethnically Scandinavian seafaring […]
Today, I continue with more pictures from a trip in July 2018 at Udvar-Hazy Center at 14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway, Chantilly, Virginia 20151 adjacent to the Dulles Airport. On my first post on this subject, the photos were from WWI and WWII. For more info of the museum, here is the link. My husband Henry has warm feelings […]
Due to many photos from the museum, this is part one of two of this post. The Smithsonian Institute has two Air and Space museums. They are 40 minutes’ drive apart from each other. In a post, I referred to the one from The National Mall in Washington, D.C. This time, I would like to share pictures from the sister […]
Two weeks ago I wrote a little about the young Danish Freedom Fighter Kim Malthe-Brun. The book that inspired me wasn’t easy to translate as it consisted of letters and diaries from the last three years of his life. I keep material in a basket that I use for blogging, and soon after the post was released, I found an […]
I wonder what other threat could take away our rights to assemble in the future? What about asking questions on why small and more significant businesses had to close down? Why are the warning signs about the COVID-19 so alike all over the place? Why were healthy people in some countries forced to stay inside and be deprived of sunshine and fresh air? Why is a cheap and unpatented cure suppressed in the media and by Big Pharma?
Kim Malthe-Brun was executed a month before the liberation of Denmark. Today, 80 years after we in Denmark celebrate the end of the German occupation. He was only 21 years old when he died. As a sailor he helped transport weapon and people illegally to Sweden. He wrote farewell letters to his mother and his girlfriend where he asked them […]
Kaj Munk (1898-1944), a Danish WWII vicar, sacrificed his life insisting on speaking the truth. He was survived by his wife and five young children.
If I had a chance to revisit San Francisco, I would walk along the Marina to the Bridge, rent a bicycle and cross the Bridge, go back and further on to the Presidio and the vast Golden Gate Park.
Many left everything in the hunt for gold though mostly those who sold equipment for the stampeders got rich and Seattle got out their economic depression.