Posts in Reflections

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

Like wildflowers

Jan has curly, long, grey hair that is always braided—at least when I saw her. She wears a baseball hat and is full of opinions. She reads books, and likes to get to the bottom of stuff. “I get accused of talking too much,” she said as we were finishing... Read More

October 4, 2010 3 Comments

Texas, big place and big hearts

Texas is really big. I saw that from the window in the tiny airplane that took me to Midland. This I saw while the biggest lady I have ever sat next to took up half of my seat, besides her own. “I am sorry I am so big,” she said... Read More

September 27, 2010 5 Comments

Layover in NY

OK, so I landed in New York  and now I am on my way to Denver soon. I got Internet, an apple, some water, I made it through immigration and customs, I know where my gate is, I have two hours to spare. I am jamming. I was so worried... Read More

September 23, 2010 5 Comments

Go to the water source

I have been relatively stressed this morning. Well…Relative…Hmm, that would be an understatement. Tomorrow I will go to the US to speak about Partners, Burma, the people I have met and other stuff that I think matter. I will do a ladies’ retreat and I am interested to hear what... Read More

September 22, 2010 5 Comments

Thinking new thoughts

Kristin, who is eight, was chewing fresh bread with olive pesto. (This is a new recipe I have tested out, and let me tell you: With olive pesto, nothing else is needed with bread. Scrumptious!) “I know who Socrates was,” she said between bites. “He was a man who lived... Read More

September 21, 2010 4 Comments

We have a lot in common with dogs

Today I took our dog, Marley, for a walk. It should be the girls’ duty, but they claim he is impossible to walk with. I kind of agree. Walking with 9-month Marley isn’t always a pleasure. He pulls on his leash like he is a horse trying to pull a... Read More

September 20, 2010 9 Comments

I got a blog

So I finally figured out how to set up a blog site. I am really dizzy now because there were so many decisions to make. You should visit my blog every day just to see how I am doing. Most likely you will find changes all the time until I... Read More

September 20, 2010 4 Comments