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Trip to Pyhä-Luosto National Park

Maybe there’re things that I should explain before this trip, but I really want to explain this because it has been two great days. For Easter holidays we had 4 free days in the Research Station, so Kosti and I tried to plan a short break. 1,198 more words


Work Exchange: The Perfect Way for a Six Foot One and a Half Inch Black American Man to Save Money While Traveling Through Finland*

If you can’t tell, I loved my trip through Finland in late February and March.

I was able to see different parts of the country, learn about the Finnish culture, visit some Finnish schools, and best of all, stay with Finnish families and learn about their lives. 1,152 more words

the indelicate dance of the dogs

If you spend a significant amount of time with more dogs than people, you’ll find they have this way of becoming your people. You start referring to them in human contexts: who’s crushing on whom, who makes up the old married couples, who had scandalous flings in the past, existing love triangles, who the ladies men and the mean girls of the kennel are. 825 more words


Single Digits!

This week is Week 32, which means ideally I can count the number of weeks left on my hands.  I will state here and now, however, that I fully expect this kid to be as late as possible.   1,072 more words