Danish Star Power Keeps Us Tuning In

Mia – May 28, 2019 Like 19.3 million other Americans, my husband and I tuned into the final episode of “Game of Thrones” earlier this month. We taped it, of course, because nothing about GOT is suitable for children as young as our Jake, Astrid and Alex, but that just made it seem more like…

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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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Danes Take on Global Threat of Insect Apocalypse

Liam – April 8, 2019 During my final summer as a counselor at an overnight camp in Michigan, I experienced a harrowing run-in with a horde of earwigs. They’re those bugs that look a little like less-friendly lightning bugs with pincers protruding from their rumps instead of a pretty bio-luminescent glow. I was at the…

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Danish Pancakes for a Long Winter

Mia – March 25, 2019 There was one good thing about this interminable winter—it extended pancake season. Pancake season begins in my house with the first frosty morning and ends when cold cereal is ushered in by warm spring mornings. While we mostly eat pancakes for breakfast on weekends and holidays, I’ve been known to…

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