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A Quiet Christmas

December 27, 2015.  The holiday promised to be a rather quiet affair this year, with both of us being sickies on the mend.  Not to mention that all the Norwegians have been wearing long faces because the lack of snow this winter has meant no skiing, no sledding, and very little Julestemning (Christmas atmosphere).  “Global warming is ruining Norway,” is the constant refrain.  And I have to say, Matthew and I felt inclined to join the locals in their depression, as we moped towards a Christmas Eve that measured a balmy 50º F.  Felt more like Florida that Scandinavia. Continue reading A Quiet Christmas