Tag: autumn

  • Trying once again to explain Halloween to Swedes

    Listen to the latest bonus episode of our expat podcast as we make our yearly attempt to explain Halloween and Day of the Dead to the country of Sweden. Available […]

  • Autumn is like a mini-Christmas

    Autumn is the time to put away the flip-flops and bring out the fall jackets. No more sunglasses for the next 9 months, they are replaced with scarves and gloves. […]

  • The last hurrah

    In Sweden, we not only get spring break, we also get fall break.  All of the kids are out of school and many families take a week-long trip.  Our family […]

  • Thanksgiving

    There is no Thanksgiving in Sweden.  I sincerely didn’t hope you read this title thinking that there was. However….. For we Americans who live here, we try to celebrate with […]

  • More posts about the darkness

    Unfortunately, I don’t mean the music group… It’s become even darker this week.  I woke my youngest son up today who kept complaining that I was a horrible mother for […]

  • Getting darker

    It’s already getting darker outside.  It’s supposed to be gradual after the autumn equinox.  Just a couple of minutes a day.  LIES!  It jumped an hour earlier just 2 days […]