Roosters, soft drinks, witches, alcohol, traffic, and crime novels are among the features of Scandinavian Easter that Americans may not understand.
As we struggle with the darkness of the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, we consider Sankta Lucia – St. Lucy, patron of blindness, celebrated with light.
Advent has begun, with the traditional national debate in Sweden over religious influence in school celebrations.
The hoodie becomes a lens by which to question America’s current climate of anxiety and assumptions over race.
Amid human determination to set our own destinies – life steps in.
Deep sorrow at this weekend’s events in Norway sparks recollection of the multicultural nature of the encounter of nations.
An inflexible mind is rather worse than an inflexible body, even if both have their pitfalls.
A brief revisiting of Valentine’s Day that first appeared via Facebook.
The twilight time of Halloween/All Saints’ corresponds all too well with the 2010 U.S. elections.
The collusion of slavering media and slaves to fear makes for the worst bedfellow.
The first geocache hunt in Kristiansand, Norway, lands the seeker in church.
This may prove more of a testimony than a standard blog entry. Ah well. There is time. Thursday, I told a close friend in Norway that I was going to Read More →