Monthly Archives: March 2012

Immigrant Moments

Sometimes life here in Sweden feels so ordinary. Things tend to be sufficiently familiar, comfortable, manageable, orderly and sensible that I can forget that I am not at home. Sometimes, however, I have immigrant moments in which my out-of-context-ness becomes … Continue reading

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A wonderful day

The weather was absolutely wonderful today. Everyone noticed and came outside. I first got the sense that it was going to be a special kind of day when I looked out the window this morning and saw the neighbor across … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss: Lost in Translation

I am a fan of Seuss. Green Eggs and Ham was the first book I can remember reading independently. Jie-jie started reading with Hop on Pop. Horton, the Lorax and the Cat in the Hat are all staples at our … Continue reading

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