Monthly Archives: June 2012

Friends

We’ve had a busier social life as a couple in Linköping than we do in the US. We’ve done the dinner circuit with Peter & Cissi (pronounced Cee-cee) and their 2-year-old daughter Elsa; Per & Åsa and their daughters Maya … Continue reading

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Harry’s retrospective

The University and the lab is slowing down for the summer and I am wrapping up my work; I gave a summary seminar on Tuesday. Even with the inevitable delays finding materials and equipment, thanks to the occasional Care package … Continue reading

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The June 3 Saab Air Show (late entry)

As I said earlier, the much-anticipated air show was, more than anything, COLD!! Although it’s probably less than a quarter of a mile from our house as the crow (or magpie) flies, we didn’t get to access it that way. … Continue reading

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Midsummer’s Eve…

…is Sweden’s biggest festival of the year, a celebration of summer, the longest day, flowers, life, friends and family. It’s a time we’ve been looking forward to from early on, glad that we’d still be here to see it. It … Continue reading

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Tourists in the Capital—Djurgarden Museums and a Family Visit

We never did figure out why, but Saturday was a big day in Stockholm. We were lucky to get seats on the bus headed out to Djurgarden, where most of the museums are. The “parking area” near the back door … Continue reading

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Tourists in the Capital: Gamla Stan and the Nobel Prize Museum

Stockholm, on the east coast of Sweden, is located on several islands. Our difficult (or easy)-to-find hotel was perfectly situated for sightseeing, within easy walking distance of Gamla Stan (old town) on one island and a bus route to Djurgården … Continue reading

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We Go to Stockholm: Fulbright Ceremony

Harry’s been telling me I should create my blogposts in MS Word and then copy/paste them into wordpress. So I’ve done that with this post and the next, and it seems to have worked…for text, anyway. It should help us … Continue reading

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