Category Archives: Norway

Once more into the fray, dear friends . . .

It’s Spring.  Believe it or not, and ready or not.  It’s been a wild ride of a winter, and the oddest winter we’ve seen that I can recall.  We haven’t had a proper snow since well before Christmas, and then … Continue reading

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Guess what showed up yesterday …

Yeah, not the car.  All the white stuff on top of it. And this is after the neighbor plowed. Sheesh.

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Åpent brev til NSG og raselagene

The topic of Norwegian wool is not a new one, and indeed has been increasingly under discussion in the spinning community here in Norway.  Part of the problem is that Norwegian sheep farmers don’t know that they have a tremendous … Continue reading

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Whoops

The season’s first snow. I think it’s time for the lawn furniture to come inside.

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A little sun . . .

. . . makes a huge difference.     And just so you get a sense of how much snow we’ve had in the past two days . . .     The boards are about 6″ wide (I think; … Continue reading

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Correction . . .

That Fall thing? Yeah . . .  About that.  Apparently I lied.   The season’s first snow.  Overnight. I think this makes it officially Winter.     And the first person who tells me s/he’s ready for Christmas is liable … Continue reading

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Post-Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a mixed bag here, and I’ve gotten into a habit of doing something non-traditional for it. I tried doing the usual Thanksgiving with the Norwegian family, but it ended up feeling like just another meal, and I ended … Continue reading

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Another today

I know, I know; I’m way off my projected update schedule and owe half the planet an e-mail. Hang tight; I have 30 more of the 120 students with essays and conferences, and 20 with assignments. Then both groups are … Continue reading

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Today

By the way, this is today: It’s the first snow of the season.

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Clone me!

I told Lois Moore recently that if I found that elusive genie, I was going to wish myself up a secretary or administrator to help me keep everything straight. Of course, I was in the middle of cleaning out the … Continue reading

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