word of the day #3


This word makes me smile. I was baking and was easily able to figure out its meaning. Can you guess?

It translates to melted or liquified. I figured out the meaning because I initially pronounced it Smelt-y. So through context clues, I was able to figure out that the recipe was asking for melted butter. Now whenever I bake or use butter, I just chuckle to myself, saying Smelt-y.

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snow day

On Thursday, we had a snow day. In Norway, snow days are no different than normal days. Just wetter and more inconveniencing. I had on my Bean Boots and my J. Crew parka and I was surprisingly well equipped for my trek to class and a small walk afterward. Coming from a state where a […]

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hike turned walk

Last weekend, Santiago, Kasper, Lisa (a Canadian girl) and myself, set out to hike Løvstakken. It was snowing when we left and I was already displeased. It was a 45 degree trek through a neighborhood to find the trailhead. Increased displeasure. The first half mile of the trail was also a snowy, icy, 45 degree […]

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This is a very geographically incorrect map of the areas that I generally frequent. The Bybanen is the train that I take from place to place. Each of the little words near the track is a station along the way from Fantoft to Byparken which is the city centre. Also on the map are a […]

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So far one of the best things, but also one of the most heartbreaking, is how much I love Scandinavian style. I already knew I obsessed with IKEA; Because of true like or just out of novelty? I’ll probably never know. But lo and behold, I am obsessed with more than that. There seems to […]

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