Lemme Point This Out… I wondered how I could fit in…… Well first, as you already know, I am emerged in the culture. Oh dear. It was weird and foreign for Norwegians to see me act traditional to the point of wanting to correct my behavior. For instance, I make food spicier for my husband…Read more »
There is a pupper I live with named Rappo. This pupper is a an awesomely cute pup. Here is a picture of cute puppers: Unfortunately no Norwegian person will call a dog, pupper. You should probably stop using the word pupper. It means boobs.
Do all Norwegians look blond, blue eyed and bushy tailed? Do they look like Anna and Elsa? What does a Norwegian look like? It’s a stereotype to think they all are fair, most definitely. It is one stereotype about Norway that I have had to come to terms with that I am just wrong about.…Read more »
“Do we need need to have the Bible talk?” He jokingly said. At first I thought this was a serious question. Was I really about to get into it with an Atheist Norwegian with me, being a Italian- Irish Catholic? Oh, Lord help me. No, really. I can’t argue for shit. I’ve never converted…Read more »
I already feel the need to be like everyone else for once in my life. I don’t like this feeling. I understand not a word around me and my clothes make me look blatantly American. It doesn’t help that I can only speak English. We were going to get me a water and I was…Read more »
I wish you could smell this. The garlic, the sweet tomatoes, the meatballs, the sauted onion in olive oil. . . . .it’s the smell of my childhood in the air. Everything my grandparents had was copper. I remember the giant spaghetti pot being copper and filled with water for pasta. Another giant pot with…Read more »