In this episode, Katie and Berin discuss the candy, pastries, ice cream found in Finland.
A note keeps popping up reminding me that I wanted to write a series of blog posts about creating journal templates. Specifically, what a journal template is, and suggestions for things that might go into different types of journals. When I sit down to start writing it, I logically start considering the many ways that I [...]
In this episode, Katie and Berin discuss fast food in Finland, including strange pizza toppings, kebab, and ubiquitous buffets.
In this podcast episode, Katie and Berin talk about summertime in Finland compared to the places in the US that they've lived, and share how they celebrated 4th of July seeing America through the eyes of Finns.
Last month I started taking an online film appreciation course on film noir, free online thanks to Ball State University and in conjunction with Turner Classic Movies' "Summer of Darkness" noir festival. At the same time I'm re-reading Tim Ferriss's book The 4-Hour Workweek, which I frequently cite as the book that got us to [...]
Early this morning as I sat drinking my coffee and getting some writing done before Katie woke, it struck me how much this place feels like home. Not just this apartment. This neighborhood. This city. This country. It doesn't just feel like home; this is home. As I told Katie later in the day, when [...]
Today marks six months that we've been in Finland. As it always seems to be with these things, in some ways it's surprising that it's already been that long, and in other ways it's startling that it's only been that long. I think that it's a late honeymoon period for me; long enough that I [...]