Dugnad

Dugnad is a norwegian word which means getting together and working for a common cause or to help a person. It is an unpaid work and voluntary. It is very usual in local communities and organizations. A dugnad can also be helping a neighbor or a friend painting or renovating his house (in exchange for …

STAYING in QUEUE

If I would sum up all the hours I have spent in line, it would probably be months or even years. I do not mind standing in line and waiting for my turn as long as I have the time and I do not have any appointments or anything important to do. Otherwise, I prioritize.My …

Easter Break

For the first time, my eldest daughter, Angelika Jane, went on a trip alone. Not very far away, though, just Denmark. Although, she was going to my husband's family, I could not help but be worried. Even if she is 15 years old, in my eyes, she is still my baby. I guess, all parents …