Monthly Archives: January 2012

Falafalsås (falafel sauce)

As mentioned previously, I’ve been eating quite a bit of falafel here. Falafel for lunch is a big part of that since Abbas Falafel cart is both the closest and most inexpensive meal I can access while at work (a … Continue reading

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Tangled

Today when Jie-jie and I were walking home from her dance class (which is really a very nice class) we were talking about how sometimes it is so nice here that we think we will never want to leave and … Continue reading

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Having my cake…

I must admit that I have been struggling with the food in restaurants. It is a bit tough as a vegetarian. Lots of carbs, lots of dairy, mayo-based sauces, and a smattering of lettuce and some nice cold bean salads, … Continue reading

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Dinner party

Tonight we are having friends over for dinner – our first dinner party and our first guests of any kind except for the folks downstairs. Although the apartment is still a little bare in terms of accoutrements, I think we … Continue reading

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Schooling across borders

We had connections to the Waldorf School here in town through some of my colleagues. Those connections allowed us to get the kids provisionally enrolled from the U.S. so that is what we did. I was a bit worried about … Continue reading

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Immigration Administrivia

Sorry. Sorry. ¬†Lots going on here. I’ll get you up to speed. 1. The day after my last wild post a senior colleague called the tax office and they said they could process our person nummers without the card but … Continue reading

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Immigrating to Sweden: Lessons and Frustrations

There is a substantial blemish marring the moderate, efficient, perfectly rational and just-the-right-amount landscape of things here in Sweden. I think I keep leaving it out in hopes that it will go away but, alas, today is the day in … Continue reading

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