Monthly Archives: June 2011

Unthinkable! No umbrellas necessary for Midsommar

My colleagues at the office went on and on last week about rain on Midsommar, and how a typical family feast includes skittering out to the BBQ and back in to get dry. After all that talk, this year’s event … Continue reading

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Stormy Solstice

Word on the street is that Swedes want and secretly hope that Midsommer (right around summer solstice, today, for celebrating purposes on June 24 this year) will be sunny and warm.  But the tradition is rain — people huddling under … Continue reading

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Matt and I zoomed out to Danderyd yesterday afternoon to meet a couple who have been consistently taking us paddling, ice skating, and otherwise out and about. Despite a threat of rain, we got sun (and a little wind) for … Continue reading

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Fabulous Finds

Small objects can bring great pleasure.  Finding them is fun, but so is making them.  This week I did a little bit of both. Matt was away at a meeting at the beginning of the week, and I had to … Continue reading

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Pedaling, Paddling, Perambulating

Just a few shots of the looooooong weekend so far — We went for a few bike rides, including one along the coast of Lidingo — that turned into a hike with our bikes on our backs at some points! … Continue reading

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