Monthly Archives: February 2012

Nice weather, another neighbor

The mild weather continues. We’ve had 3 sunny days in a row! The children are out in force, playing with friends up and down the street. And so many families with baby carriages! Yesterday (Saturday) as we were about to … Continue reading

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Temporary Wheels!

Per and Ålsa are on vacation in the Canary Islands this week, the 8th week of the calendar year. Sweden has divided itself into 3 zones, and each zone has a different week for late-winter break. (I don’t remember whether … Continue reading

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Harry’s first blog post

No, Melissa isn’t over here in Linköping entirely by herself. She asked me to add an installment on what I have been up to – so here it is. I’ve been busy doing what I came to Linköping University to … Continue reading

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A big day for learning little things

We woke Wednesday morning to a fresh blanket of 4-5″ of snow–a bit of a surprise! The snowplow had cleared our street by the time Harry’s ride came to pick him up. A few minutes later I heard what sounded … Continue reading

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A Big Saturday

Saturday was huge! Harry and I rode our bikes to Linköping Centrum to visit the bank and the city library, and in the evening we went to the home of Per Hämmarstrom, one of his co-workers, for dinner. That was … Continue reading

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Shopping and Nutrition

My first impression upon entering Hemköp, the local grocery store, was that I came in the wrong door: this is the exit! Unlike the stores I’m used to in the US, there is only one door, and it is both … Continue reading

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Progress!

I have now: ridden “my” bike. It has a really nifty built-in lock that drives a bolt between the spokes of the rear wheel. (Tell me, I don’t know. Do we have those in the States?) This weekend we’ll have … Continue reading

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