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American Independence Day 2015

June 18, 2015.  Happy Independence Day!  Sort of.  Why are we celebrating the 4th of July two weeks early?  Couldn’t tell you.  For some reason, the American Embassy holds their annual shindig in the middle of June, maybe because Norway gives the month of July off to all its citizens.  Since everyone then leaves town for vacation, it might therefore be hard to host a really big soiree and expect that any guests — or caterers — will show up.  But the June event is well attended, and everyone gussies up for the occasion to rub shoulders with military brass and politicians. Continue reading American Independence Day 2015