Category Archives: summer

hedgehog on an evening walk

This perky little hedgehog crossed my path during my evening walk. As hedgehogs don’t live in the wild in the US (nor in Australia) it was an extra happy surprise to encounter one in broad daylight on my visit home. … Continue reading

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midsummer flowers from the meadows of the city

There are many traditions and legends associated with Midsummer in Sweden. The biggest holiday next to Christmas. Still a non-religious holiday – despite the church’s untiring efforts, Sweden resisted making it into St John’s day. Traditionally celebrated June 24 – … Continue reading

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