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Birds at Springtime

I connect the bird singing with happy moments in my childhood. Springtime and playing outside. (I have a post on this on my Danish blog, which can be Google translated.)   In Denmark our spring comes slowly so that there is time to enjoy each kind of spring flower while the bird singing increase until about Midsummer where it sadly […]

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Two Brothers and Two Sisters

Lawrence (1899) and  John (1906) were born in Iowa and North Dakota, respectively by immigrants from Denmark. Their father and mother, two small sisters came to the States to seek new possibilities for a better life in 1893. This immigrant Peder Jorgensen who came to the States in 1893 is my husband’s great-grandfather’s brother.  Henry, my husband and  Leah are third cousins […]

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Developing Relationships

Inspired from a fellow blogger Jaye Marie who wrote the following on her post on Relationships : I have always been fascinated by relationships. Any kind of relationship really, for as I grew up, it seemed everyone had one except me. I spent most of my childhood in foster or children’s homes, where most of the other kids were just […]

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March For Freedom

  This past Saturday I took part in a march for freedom in Copenhagen. It may sound strange. Denmark is a free country with freedom of speech and civil rights according to our constitution. Never the less nowadays the EU has more to say than our laws which means that we have lost influence over who is entering our borders […]

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