Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Quilting Class

Two weekends ago (I know, I’m really slow), I did a weekend free motion quilting class with a local Norwegian quilter, Nina Lise Moen. She is one of those people whose ideas come so fast, she has a hard time … Continue reading

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My Seasons With The Ducks

One thing I have become very familiar with the past 6 months is mallard ducks.  Those of you who have been watching my blog will have noticed a lot of photos of them along the banks of the river.  We … Continue reading

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First Frost

My thermometer said zero this morning when David left for work on his bicycle.  the official temperature was +4. The frost seems to have only hit the car windows –and roof tops –Maybe the fact that all the plants were … Continue reading

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The Quest to Drive

Norway is an inconvenient country.  Very, very beautiful, but they have rules…… rules that seem to be cast in stone… those very old stones that you see in fields and mountains.  And here, rules are made to be followed to … Continue reading

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Wondering…….

if we should be building an ark. This morning, I emptied 38 mm of water  out of my rain gauge – it was still raining when I did it.  It’s still raining now, although there have been patches of sun … Continue reading

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Aboard the Statsraad Lehmkuhl

August 31 – 5:30 pm…. I thought it would never come.  Actually, the traffic was so terrible as we drove home from Tananger to catch the train, I was afraid that it would come to soon, and we wouldn’t make … Continue reading

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In Search of Salmon

On Saturday, we went in search of salmon.  No, not to the local grocery store, or to the fish market.  To a river – they are flocking up stream now for the spawn. Figgjoelva, to be exact.  The river that … Continue reading

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