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The Blond Misconception

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.…

American Healthcare is Stupid.

I am angry. I am angry that I was tossed aside in America to have contrainindications. Loosing limbs, kidney failure, blood transfusions. . . . all were to be my future. The more I learn from the Norwegian healthcare system the more upset I feel. I believe healthcare is a right. Why should the rich…

Norwegian Invasion 2018

We leave tomorrow from Chicago to Norway! My mom was a big help in getting ready. Everything is done and packed up. There is just an issue taking my cat at the USDA office but it should be fixed tomorrow. My brother and I will be driving to the office with more paperwork for Stoner.…

The K+C Wedding Pt 1: Get what you want!

The move is becoming more and more less like a fantasy. I can feel the depression and anxiety showing it’s ugly face. I am going on vacation to Norway tomorrow and I don’t feel the normal excitement I have the past few times I’ve gone. This time feels very different. It’s a practice for moving. This…

Review of Duolingo: Norwegian

I’ve made it past the first marker in Duolingo! Something like 400 words I’ve learned thus far and still going. I thought I’d write a little review on Duolingo. Is it easy? At times it can be really easy. Now that I’ve made it past a marker it’s using a lot of words I’ve been…