Yesterday was the first day of winter in Iceland, a holiday for the Old Norse who held that there were only two seasons. I took a walk as a break from studying, and realized I hadn't yet explored the paths around the bay Fossvogur. So that is what I did, it's a popular route for … Continue reading A walk through the Neighborhood
It was feeling like Fall today in Northampton. Paradise Pond was looking inky and deep, but all the better to reflect the scarlet trees. The President's House always looks lovely, and St. Francis' flowers are still blooming. I sat on a log by the Mill River and admired all the colors floating … Continue reading An Autumn Walk
It's fantastic, but don't take my word for it... The best garage door. This entire house is decorated with Valkyries in black and white and gold. The only word I know hear is úlfrin meaning wolf, which is not the greatest help. I don't know if this is an ad or not, … Continue reading The Street Art in Reykjavik
So yesterday was my first Thanksgiving not with my family and it was abroad! So my program had a potluck Thanksgiving which was lovely and absolutely delicious. I actually surprised myself with how easy it all felt, even seeing everyone on the internet with their families, the only thing which made it anything less than … Continue reading Thanksgiving!