The Local Mall in Aalborg

I wouldn’t want to be someone who highlights local businesses to advertise for them, but as I was visiting a local mall almost in my backyard, I decided to snap a few photos to show those interested, how a part of Denmark has decorated the inside of the mall prior to Christmas (Jul). Outside the large department/grocery store named Bilka (http://www.astc.dk/forside.aspx) There were some shoppers, … Continue reading The Local Mall in Aalborg

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Democracy in Denmark

On Tuesday the 21st of November, I’ll be participating in an election of members to local and regional councils in Denmark. This is my chance to help decide, who should represent my interests in the area in which I live. As I am not a Naturalized Danish Citizen, I am not allowed to vote in National Elections for members of the Danish Parliament, Folketinget, but … Continue reading Democracy in Denmark

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Size Is…

When I showed a friend of mine some vegetables to be used in making lasagna, she replied, “Is that large one a Sweet Potato?” “Yes” I replied. “It is”. “It is huge” she said, which made me think about comparisons. Why don’t women use the comparative form to build our lack of confidence? Oh, they might in the beginning, but they tend to forget about … Continue reading Size Is…

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The Dark Days

The darkness, no darker than the inside of her eyelids when her tortured sleep knocked on the door, Sleep, an idea of rest of rejuvenation, the well dry now, filling up with the grace of her soul, Her thoughts, restless grim reminders of the day past her thoughts pushing the bad out allowing room for new darkness to come in, If I could break down … Continue reading The Dark Days

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Been to California, Finally

“Well the first days are the hardest days, don’t you worry anymore. Cause when life looks like easy street there is danger at your door…..Uncle John’s Band – Working Man Dead – Grateful Dead.” Visiting family is not always easy, especially if they live half a world away, and the purpose of my trip concerned attending the funeral of my younger sister. All that aside … Continue reading Been to California, Finally

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The Harsh Glare

The rain glistened the streets still silent as she made her way home The lights, the noise her throbbing head she heard a voice soothing and calm lulling her to sleep The harsh glare of reality, cut deep the morning relentless another day, another night another day again “Remember”, they said “No matter how many times you’ve strayed Jesus still loves you”, Jesus a bottle … Continue reading The Harsh Glare

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