Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow

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Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
Life in the Land of the Ice and Snow
#126 Summer Stories Part Two
  • #126 Summer Stories Part Two

    #126 Summer Stories Part Two

    Jul 10, 2023 • 21:11

    We’re talking to some of our guests from this past spring. We hear a bit about exploring the viking island...

  • #125 Summer Stories Part One

    #125 Summer Stories Part One

    Jun 26, 2023 • 14:14

    In this special summer edition, we find out how former guests Adam from Australia, Matteo from Argentina and Diana from Latvia spend their summers, both in Sweden and around the world.

  • #124 Attack of the Giant Potato

    #124 Attack of the Giant Potato

    Jun 12, 2023 • 20:05

    Today we chat with Ben, who works in comedy, about living in part-time in Linköping, voiceover work, and making a film about all the big things in the small towns across Sweden.

Tag lines

While pre-publishing a post for next week (I’ll be on vacation) about politics and Europe, I was suggested certain tags...


My oldest son has twins in his class. I said, “Are they identical twins or fraternal?” He replied, “There are...

Am I too cynical?

I have to read food news for my job. The headline for one said, “Make your own cheese with only...

Alan Turing vs. the Sharknado

This weekend I watched both “The Imitation Game” (nominated for 8 Oscars) and “Sharknado 2″(nominated for 0 Oscars). I will...

Don’t Mess With Texas

There’s a parent at my kid’s school that is ….. hm…. how shall we say….. not a nice person. I...

Time for new shoes 

My son does not agree with my decision to throw his shoes away. “They’re my secret pocket shoes!”   

Who decides? I decide!

My children were complaining this week that the weekends should be longer. I slammed my fist on the table and...

Beaver attack!

These are always my favorite stories around here. But I still have never seen a beaver! I’m always looking for...


I’ve had two jobs now where I’m supposed to encourage others to eat healthy.  Then this turns up. Why do...

Time change

My children had no clue the time changed this weekend. I got up before them and switched all the clocks....

This could be an interesting event

In my food research, I’ve come across something called “The National Restaurant Association’s Show & International Wine, Spirits, & Beer...

A good offer?

I just got an offer in my email for Groupon – “Europe trip with SECRET destination!” Umm… no thanks. Who...

Burger King fragrance

Finally, a great gift idea for Father’s Day.  Won’t my husband be thrilled?