Never Too Late for Love

Ingrid – February 11, 2019 Last week, I told you about the book I bought for Farfar, Kierkegaard’s Works of Love, when I was visiting my brother in Seattle. Yesterday, I brought it to Farfar at The Danish Home. He was familiar with the book by the famous Danish philosopher but hadn’t yet read it.…

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Top Ten Scandinavian Inventions

Ella – January 7, 2019 In Latin, Januarius means month of Janus, after the god of beginnings and transitions. Including 29 days, this first new month of the year was added to the calendar around 713 BC. King Numa Pompilius, the second king of Rome (715-673 BC), divided the year into twelve lunar months. However, upon the advice of Cleopatra’s…

Danes Soar to New Heights

Liam – September 24, 2018 My friend Anthony is short. About 5’6″. He’s single and is routinely asked by the women on his dating apps, “How tall are you?” And that’s about as far as the conversation goes. “There’s no way they’re going to be interested if that’s the first thing they want to know…