Discovering new places on the island I love

Skarsvåg is the northern-most fishing village in continental Europe (yes, we live on an island but it’s still considered the top of Europe.) While taking photos yesterday, I had associates with a vacation to Crete. But the arctic temperatures are just a tad cooler at 71 degrees north.

Nature’s Gifts

Peace for the restless soul. Conversations with oneself. The heartbeat of nature, drumming in sync with your own. Reminders of how minuscule we are and how immense the world is. Reassurance there is an abundance of beauty in the world.

Picture Perfect

Honningsvåg harbor, May 13, 2020. Days like these are the reason we can endure 8 months of winter. Spectacular!

One Step at at Time – Cleaning up the Coast

This shoe mosaic is one of the results of my environmental project, One Step at a Time, that started in 2012.  It has hung outdoors since 2014, under the midnight sun and the northern lights.  Its weathered many storms, and now, 5 years later, it is in need of restoration. As we just took downContinue reading “One Step at at Time – Cleaning up the Coast”

Snow-Blasted

We just had a storm called “Ole” that blasted the northern part of Norway this past weekend.  Ole has left us with lots of snow to shovel, and frosted our buildings from basement to roof. I also want to share a photo of our neighbors’ stairs leading up to their house.  They are amazing atContinue reading “Snow-Blasted”