Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen As a language teacher, languages do interest me a lot. Nowadays I have fun reading three different versions of the Bible; a Norwegian, English and Spanish one. I see the Bible as one book, but the fact is that the word Bible actually means Books. The Old Testament alone has 39 books originally written […]
Photo: Jann Bernhard Nilsen It all began this summer. My husband and I were hiking in the Norwegian mountains Rondane and I decided that mountain flowers should be my holiday project. I wanted to learn all the names of the tiny, beautiful flowers that surrounded our feet. I made this little bouquet and back at the […]
I do love my gold cross above that I carry ever so often. The design is great. It is tiny, tiny and measures eight millimeters. When I was eighteen and living in California for a year, I ran across a quote on a card in a bookstore, a card I have kept all this time. The quote goes: “I carry a cross in […]
The Cardamom Law You shall never bother others you shall be both fair and kind, and whatever else you do I shall not mind. In this complicated world I tend to believe in simple truths like this law written by the constable Bastian in the town of Cardamom from the famous children’s book When the Robbers […]
Å FINNE EN GOD HVERDAG Har ikke livet mer å tilby enn gjerrige dager med små marginer og store krav? Dager hvor jeg slåss med klokka for å rekke alt jeg skal gjøre før sengetid? Kan det være lov å ønske seg sjenerøse dager med uthvilte smil og bedre tid? Dager som oppleves som mine, […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Easy to forget! Hard to remember!
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen “Wanderer, your footsteps are the road, and nothing more; wanderer, there is no road, the road is made by walking. By walking one makes the road, and upon glancing behind one sees the path that never will be trod again. Wanderer, there is no road– Only wakes upon the sea.”. “Caminante, […]
Sometimes I like zipping up in order to regain my energy and just be me for a while. Other times I enjoy unzipping, being social and pour out energy on projects, family and friends. The best part is that I am in charge of the little zipper.
drawn by QUINO According to health writer Jennipher Walters there are 7 good reasons to smile. 1. Smiling can make you happy (even when you’re not) 2. Smiling can make others happy 3. Smiling makes you more attractive 4. Smiling can help you de-stress 5. Smiling can make you land a job 6. Smiling can lead […]
Photo: Kristin Bae Mysen Why do I display my shells in the window sill in the living-room? Why do I cherish and collect them? Probably because to me they represent the jewels of the nature and one of the greatest wonders. Maybe they remind me of floating face down in tropical water snorkeling long time ago, […]