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Christmas in Sweden and more!

December 10th 2013
It happened! The turn from a mild winter into the one I imagined Sweden to have arrived. We had a “category 3” storm last week, complete with 44 mph winds and hail. It was exciting! Now the cobblestoned streets are bit treacherous and the Christmas decorations around town need to tended to, but there seems to be no lasting damage. It does mean, though, that my bike rides to work are a thing of ... read more
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Swedish Flag A military power during the 17th century, Sweden has not participated in any war in almost two centuries. An armed neutrality was preserved in both World Wars. Sweden's long-successful economic formula of a capitalist system interlarded with substant... ... read more
11th December 2013

Where's the snow?
While I can see you're having fine adventures, and it has turned cold, I imagined Sweden covered in snow, certainly in December! I do hope you have some for a proper Nordic Christmas. I love that your school celebrated the Nobels--so much more civilized than celebrating some sports event. Best wishes for great holidays with your family and new friends there! Skal!
15th December 2013

Many thanks!
Indeed, it was wonderful to be part of the celebration of Nobel! A happy and safe holiday season to you, as well!

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