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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Celebrating Midsummer the Danish Way

Mia – June 19, 2017 The lazy days of summer may be upon us, but I’ve been busy, busy, busy getting ready for my annual St. John’s Eve party. Never heard of it? It’s the Danish version of Midsummer, which Nordic countries joyfully celebrate during the summer solstice. No surprise that nearly uninterrupted daylight and…

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