Reduce, Reuse, Recycle OR not…

Living on the island of Magerøya, where the Barents Sea and the Norwegian Sea meet, I find constant reminders of the impact humans have on this planet, as well as my personal responsibility to be a better caretaker of the world I live in. This summer, when my family hiked to this cove, my 5-yearContinue reading “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle OR not…”

Ice Cream Man, Do you Know….

I remember sitting in a ring with my fellow grade schoolers, anxiously waiting my turn to fill in the blank in the “Ice Cream Man” song .  One classmate liked strawberry, another loved rainbow sherbert.  The freckled-faced boy next to me preferred chocolate.  And then it was my turn, “Ice cream man, do you know,Continue reading “Ice Cream Man, Do you Know….”

Bras, Berries and the Great Outdoors

When living, or visiting another country, it’s not uncommon to experience a little culture shock.  Like when I spent my first summer in Norway.  I was asked to house-sit for a pastor and his family.  Not knowing them very well,  I was a little nervous when I went to their home to receive my instructions.Continue reading “Bras, Berries and the Great Outdoors”