fishing

Part 1 A couple weeks ago Eirik and I hired a sitter and went fishing! Aksel, a colleague of Eirik's from Oslo grew up in Vadsø, so when he came up to visit his family he invited us to come fishing with him and his sister. Eirik and I haven't been fishing since we were kids, so… Read Full Post

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blueberry picking

blueberry picking oslo norway forest

About a year and a half ago we moved from Sandaker to Tveita. For those of you familiar with Oslo you can imagine the change. We were nervous about the move because it seemed like we were leaving the convenience of city life for the wild unknown of the suburbs. But it's turned out to be… Read Full Post

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You're moving where? Norway isn't exactly the first place my fellow Californian's thought of when I said I was moving. After explaining that Norway was part of Scandinavia and the inhabitants spoke Norwegian not German or Swedish, I'd usually be told, with absolute certainty, "You're going to freeze." I moved here in 2012. To be honest, it didn't take… Read Full Post

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