Food

Finland || 5 Days in Arctic Lapland

Despite the fact that I’ve been traveling a lot this year (well, for me), most of it hasn’t been for pleasure. So when the Visit Finland invited me and a marvelous group of bloggers to Lapland in the Arctic Circle to follow…

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Remaining Ashore

“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.“ — Vincent Van Gogh

Food

Irish Baked Potatoes for St. Patrick’s Day

Before you immediately exit out of your browser let me BEG you to give today’s recipe a chance. Undoubtedly it’s one of the ugliest recipes I’ve ever posted — baked potatoes smothered in brown and white toppings have got to…

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On Optimism

“Don’t ever become a pessimist… a pessimist is correct oftener than an optimist, but an optimist has more fun, and neither can stop the march of events.“ — Robert Heinlein

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The Key to Transition Dressing

“A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you’re in and take advantage of…