Monthly Archives: February 2008

Time for påskelijer (Easter Lillies)

  It is a familiar sight this time of year…the påskelijer or Easter lilies start popping up (literally) all over town. It is such a welcomed arrival. When the little yellow tops start sprouting out of the earth, there comes a feeling that spring is officially on its way.  This year is the first year that I’ve actually […]

60 Minutes Features Denmark: “The Happiest Place on Earth”

CBS‘ renowned program (and my father’s favorite) “60 Minutes,” did a segment about Denmark. The program, entitled, “The Pursuit of Happiness,” highlights the fact that Denmark has won the top ranking again in the scientific survey on happiness published by Leicester University in England. The episode was based on the results from the 2006 survey […]

Looking Ahead and Letting Go

Last week I had the opportunity to spend a week with 13 inspiring children with Cystic Fibrosis in the French Alps to Alpe d’Huez. It’s an annual ski camp that my husband and I participate in and have served as camp leaders for the past eight years. It is always a rewarding experience to see […]