Fall Recipes

October 7, 2015   I have to say that the sensory aspects of efterår (fall) are among my favorite.  The smell of pumpkin spice and wood burning from the occasional bål (bonfire), feeling the crisp air and seeing the changing leaves is something I will never get tired of.   What makes this time of…

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Efteråret Overflod (Autumn Abundance)

October 1, 2015   Historically speaking, the months of September and October are known as harvest.  As I’m sure you’ve heard, there is even a moniker given (the “Harvest Moon”) to this lunar phase that falls closest to the autumn equinox, which occurred on Sept. 23.  The harvest moon was significant because during this time…

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Hej Efterår (Hello Autumn)

September 23, 2015   Although no one truly wants to acknowledge it, today is the day that summer is officially over.  And although I hate to be the bearer of bad news, I have to admit that I actually don’t find the start of autumn to be all that devastating. Yes, the days are getting…

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Sensommer (late summer)

August 27, 2015   Happy 99th birthday to the United States Park Service!  I recently learned that on August 26, 1916 President Woodrow Wilson signed the Organic Act, which created the National Park Service (NPS). Today there are 408 national parks covering more than 84 million acres of land across the U.S!   Fun fact:…

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95th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

August 20, 2015   If you read the news Tuesday chances are you heard that it was the 95th birthday of a pretty important (ok, very important) day in history– the anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote.   The importance of this ratification to the Constitution…

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Summer Holiday

August 13, 2015   As usual, the summer has really flown by, and I’m sure most of us are wishing that it would just continue on (although parents with school-aged children may disagree)!   Most of us are finishing up the last of our summer holidays (and already looking forward to next year’s trip, only…

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