My backyard, Honningsvåg, North Cape, Norway, May 11, 2020.
I took this photo two winters ago. The symbol on the sign: No Parking. Everytime I look at it, I can’t help but smile. As for this year, we don’t have this much snow, but there’s still time. March and April are normally the months we receive meters of snow.
They say that the best way to master a language is when one is a child. Then all the vowel sounds and intonations develop naturally. My kids get a free ticket to Bilingual Land. They will speak “American” American and “Norwegian” Norwegian. Unlike their mother who speaks Norwegian with an American accent. I’ve practiced pronouncingContinue reading “An American Speaking Norwegian with an American Accent”
If I happened to meet a Christmas tree that wanted to grow up in the North Cape of Norway, well, honestly, I’d advise him otherwise. First, I’d tell him that his kind don’t grow here. It’s just not natural. Not trying to be rude, just telling it like it is. Now if he still insistedContinue reading “A Christmas Tree With ‘Tude…. 71º North Latitude, That is…”