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
My 6th wedding anniversary is today. I remember my wedding day. It was a midsummer themed wedding. Magical, with dragons, fairies and even Hogwarts music played as my bridal party paraded down the isle. I had a beautiful white mermaid dress with a green corset-laced up back. Hubby wore a white suit with a green … Continue reading Midsummer Wedding
"When the sun finally drops below the horizon in the early evening. evidence of its work remains for some time. The skies continue to glow for a full hour after its departure. In the same way, when a good or great person's life comes to its final sunset, the skies of this world are illuminated … Continue reading Suicide
Rather than celebrate 100 followers and my blogversary by talking about myself- I want to discuss you. I want to thank a couple of blogs whom I have connected to, spoken with and follow closely. Some are like this blog- immigrants who decided to move. Others are quite different. I invite you to check … Continue reading 100 Followers and 1 Year Blog Anniversary
Well, it was the 17th of May, Constitution Day, for Norway. I call it the Norwegian Forth of July. As far as I can tell there are parties, barbecues, parades and heavy drinking. Yep, sounds like American Independence day. I also heard people in Norway.... smile and talk to each other on Constitution Day. *GASP* … Continue reading Constitution Day
I looked up some big sociological words that all apply to me: Immigrant subcultures, biculturalism, cultural assimilation..... these words all have to do with "blending in" with your culture or choosing to live with multiple identities. What I will do with myself in Norway is unclear to me in terms of assimilation, or becoming a … Continue reading Biculturalsim Poll
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.