Tag Archives: Finland

Finland: The 17 in ’17 Bit (Part 2)

Tervetuloa!  That’s a Finnish “welcome” to the second half of my list of 17 reasons why I love Finland!   Part 1 covered reasons 1 to 9 – now, in this 100th anniversary year of Finnish Independence, here (in no special order as always) are the rest: 10.  Seeing the Forest AND the Trees! As I […]

Finland: The 17 in ’17 Bit (Part 1)

Welcome to another “17 in ’17” installment!  Recently, I offered a Canadian love call to celebrate the 150th birthday of my neighbors to the north.  This time, I’m singing the praises of Finland – the land of all my lovely Mum’s grandparents – in this, the 100th anniversary year of its independence!  Here, in no […]

THE PARTING SHOT GLASS BIT

So my New Years resolution for 2015 has been to get my apartment in order – and that is no small task.  On the “to do” list is paring down bunches of items I’ve collected over the years – including the small hoard of shot glasses acquired through my travels. I already tried sifting through troves of books, […]