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The Reindeer Migration

May 1, 2017.  Arriving back from our Malta Easter trip catapulted us immediately into stress central at work.  But luckily, I discovered the perfect antidote for anxiety:  observing reindeer migrate.  For seven days in a row, whenever free time permitted, I parked my butt in front of the TV to catch NRK’s round-the-clock broadcast of the annual reindeer migration across northern Norway.  Nothing is nearly so tranquilizing — and yet bizarrely life-affirming — as witnessing a herd of these impossibly cute creatures wander rather lackadaisically across endless fields of white.

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