Monthly Archives: May 2012

Bicycles Ready…… Lets Go!

We have enjoyed over a week of warm, sunny weather.  Sunday was billed as the last of the 20+C weather, so we decided now was the time for another long ride.  Rather than going overland, up hills and down, we … Continue reading

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The First Step

to getting my Norwegian drivers’ license is taking a lesson……… that was this morning. One and a half hours behind the wheel of a Volkswagen Polo.  Nifty little car, with a few really cool bells and whistles – like automatic … Continue reading

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On A Roll

Yesterday morning (Sunday), before the long bike ride, I put up my design wall.  With David busy on work that needed to be finished (why does work have to extend into weekends?), I got my hammer and hooks, and set … Continue reading

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Never Thought I Could Do It!

Today, David and I cycled for 22.8 miles….. yes, that’s MILES. And over 300 feet in elevation (some of it many times). And I can still walk! Come on, says he. Lets just go to the War Museum – after … Continue reading

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Norwegian National Day – May 17

“Gratulere med dagen!” rang through the air as Norway celebrated it’s 98th year as a free and independent nation. And they DO know how to celebrate. In true Norwegian style, Thursday was rainy – to be exact, the second straight … Continue reading

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The Ice Is Broken!

Ever since we moved into the house the beginning of March, it’s been as if there was a force field across the sewing room door that I couldn’t break through. Once I had my fabric and other things unpacked, I … Continue reading

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Another Early Morning Walk.

The great thing about having a dog is that you HAVE to get out and walk.  The rotten thing about it is, however, that you HAVE to go, even if you don’t want to, or are tired, or it’s totally … Continue reading

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