Write a little introduction about yourself. My name is Christina. I'm married to Kim-Andre and have one black cat named Stoner. Both are mentioned a lot in this blog. I used to have three cats but had to adopt them out due to moving to Norway. I am not very happy about it. What is … Continue reading About This Blog and My Journey
Thank you, Hubby For being my everything- and having the best surprise ever for our anniversary..... an apartment in Ålesund.
Despite airport security thinking my insulin pump was a bomb in Chicago, not being able to bring my black cat with due to a bunch of bullshit papers, and being tired out of my mind- we are safe in Norway. As for my black kitty, Stoner, my fears happened AGAIN. He did not have what … Continue reading First Days in Norway: Part I
My hubby's mother and step father are with us right now visiting. Today we went to Chicago. Boy, did they buy a lot of Christmas gifts. On the train, I was reading my book all about hyyge and it came to the section on what Norway calls it: Koselig. I looked to my husband and … Continue reading Realization of Hygge
Something I will need to get used to is the lack of daylight hours in Norway during winter. I think I may not mind it. I always thought snow looked better in the dark. It glows and twinkles under the moon. The quiet and the gentle hum of the winter wind is enough to lull … Continue reading Learning Norwegian Hygge
Many people dream of seeing the Aurora Borealis- especially in Norway. Someone recently asked me if I had. Let me just say it was unexpected. My husband, mother in law and I were driving at night. They all of a sudden pointed and said "Oh look!" I looked out the window and saw this ghostly … Continue reading Aurora Borealis
I made a list of reasons I fear moving to Norway. Here I made a list of why I should move. It seems to be much longer than my fear-list was. Beauty- Norway is gorgeous. By the Sea- We will be living near the coast or on an island. It's very serene. Socialist- Yes, … Continue reading Reasons to Move to Norway