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ICELAND’S MOST POPULAR THINGS: Going to Feed Ducks

A guest blog by my daughter, R, age 6 1/2 I was with my mom and we walked to the ducks and we found lots of interesting things. And in this story, you’ll find lots of them. And if you … Continue reading

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THE SMELL OF THE SEA & THE SNOW

First was the smell of the sea and the snow then a sighting of swans on my midday walk in the land of perpetual twilight.

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GOING DARK: WINTER SOLSTICE IN ICELAND

My days are dark. In Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital, we move from one black space to another. Snow falls, hail is intermittent, wind howls, clouds part and soar, sometimes there is rain, and always there is the absence of light. … Continue reading

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