This post is #4 in a series on places in Sweden. My husband and I took a car ride in Sweden and drove 2000 km in two weeks in May. #1 The House of Emigrants, #2 Two Old Town Centers in Sweden, #3 Huskvarna Factory Museum in Sweden. We took a long detour in the south of Sweden to see […]
I have just completed a 7-week free music course on “The World of String Quartets” at the online course “Coursera”. Only when I began to take notes did I pass the questions from each week’s program. Coursera offers courses from many different universities in all subjects. This one was for the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in the U.S.A. […]
I connect the birds 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 stops. […]
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 went to the States in 1893, is my husband’s great-grandfather’s brother. Henry, my husband and Leah are third cousins, […]
Today I saw the first daffodil on my running trail. I know it is seen earlier in milder areas, but I was touched when spotting it here in Denmark in my neighbourhood today.
Jacob Riis an immigrant from Denmark worked tireless to reform living conditions for poor immigrants in New York in the late 1900 century
A great many people spend a great deal of money looking for a bit of rest – rest for the spirit, rest for the mind… rest for the soul – when sometimes it’s as easy as a walk around the block.
It’s so privileged for me to be able to support mothers a bit now and then by visiting when needed. I was allowed to take you with me via these pictures from yesterday.
#WeekendCoffeeShare in Dianas’ Part-Time monster blog If we were having coffee I would tell you of these two new investments in health I don’t like to talk about it but my back has felt stiff for years due to a curvature of the spine or just a result of being born two months prematurely. I never wanted it to hinder […]
Inspiration from the blogs I follow The writer behind the blog “Light Room” says following in a poem. She might be excited about the new area that comes with president Trump. Unexpectedly unimaginable change like sudden snow-melt muttered possibilities as though we stood on mountains and could see for miles I have other bloggers “The Happy Quitter” I follow who […]