Monthly Archives: September 2011

Guilt trips

I stopped at the grocery store across the street on my way home after work today to shop for some food. Spinach was on my list, perhaps maybe some other vegetables for supper, a piece of fruit for lunch tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Norway’s tragedy

Today is the 10-year anniversary of 9/11. Matt and I are actually traveling this weekend, but only to Zurich, and thankfully not in the US. I have a hard time imagining anyone in the Western world is not noticing this … Continue reading

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Dentists and doctors

Way back in November last year, I visited the dentist — first in Sweden, first in about two years, I should think in general. My teeth passed with flying colors. My new homeland’s nanny state, however, did not. My new … Continue reading

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Postal Service

Today, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) seems to be on the verge of default, according to the headlines (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/05/business/in-internet-age-postal-service-struggles-to-stay-solvent-and-relevant.html). Recent reports also dwelled on how USPS announced recently that it would close post offices across the US — I miss … Continue reading

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I want to ride my bicycle

I had a small hiatus from riding my bike in the past week, while my dad and his wife were in town for a visit. This morning, with the warmth of the sun shining on my back, I set off … Continue reading

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