Posts in People

The queen of Burma

“These days all I want to do is to collect money for the poor,” said Lasse in fourth grade today. He gave me a content sigh. Ah,the joy of making a difference in the world when one is nine. So innocent and sincere. One day he will grow up and... Read More

October 21, 2010 5 Comments

The doll maker taking action

    Every couple of weeks I get a phone call from Julie. I have never met her face to face, but she read about us in the newspaper and she liked what she read. Then, her favorite Norwegian country singer said he liked us, and that kind of did... Read More

October 13, 2010 5 Comments

The most beautiful woman I know

I bake the ugliest pita breads, and we are never able to open them up so that they become neat pockets to put yummy stuff inside. But my breads are tasty, nevertheless. Fresh out of the oven and with lots of Mediterranean condiments to go along with them I have... Read More

October 10, 2010 2 Comments

Koreans and gay guys

Jeez, I am such a packrat. I am on my way back to Norway now and let me tell you some of the things I am bringing with me. A bag of semi sweet chocolate chips (because in Norway we can only get dark chocolate in bars and it is... Read More

October 4, 2010 6 Comments