The last day of our trip to some of the Eastern states of the USA in July 2018. With our newly found family in Virginia, we visited the city of Fairfax Historic District. During the Civil War, The County Courthouse changed hands between the Confederates and the Union forces. Memorial plates for those lost in wars from the Civil […]
Not being able to travel now, it's good to have access to photos of places of interest from another year.
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.
This week SAS, our Scandinavian Airlines had a scandalous reception on a commercial video. They claimed that nothing special originates from Scandinavia. I disagree, Linné is irreplaceable.
Looking back at photos from a day trip to Alexandria last summer, I would like to share some memories and images from the Historic Old Town Alexandria. As so often, looking back at a place, I would love to go back and see all the things I missed and only found out the existence of long after. One of the […]
A hundred years ago, some of my husband’s relatives immigrated to the United States of America. Some of them came to live in Oregon. This summer of 2019, we met with his third cousin, who lives there as a winemaker. We felt at home wherever we went, and the knowledge of many Scandinavian people had had an impact on both […]
Anne-Mette We usually travel alone, but the week we were with my father’s cousin during the week we spent in Seattle this last summer. She had asked us to meet her there primarily to find people who knew her uncle, Valdemar. The last twenty years she has lived and worked in Greenland. She teaches Greenlandish schoolchildren how to create artworks […]