Queen Margrethe and the Art of a Fairy-Tale Queen

Mia – April 29, 2019 Every so often, I’ll read or see something that makes me yearn for Denmark. That sounds funny, even to me, since I’ve only been to that magical kingdom twice—once when I was a college student studying in Europe and again when John and I spent an enchanted week in Skagen…

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High Hopes for Danish Skyline

Ingrid – May 29, 2018 I happened to be in New York City over the long Memorial Day weekend to visit family out there. The drive into Manhattan from Newark Airport offers a great view of the New York skyline, though it’s still hard to look at it without thinking of the twin World Trade…

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Life’s a Beach When You’re a Dane

Mia – July 31, 2017 Maybe it’s the Dane in me—thank you, great-great-great-grandmother Christina!—but come the heat and humidity of July, I wilt like five-day-old lettuce. Lucky for me, there is an antidote. It’s called Lake Michigan, and it’s our favorite summer vacation destination. I love going to the beach, any beach. The natural beauty, cool…

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