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    THINRONNA   31,969
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Hello again

Sunday, March 01, 2015      15 comments

Hello Spark Friends! I am finally able to be in touch again as we now have internet after being here almost three months and being in our permanent home now for two months. I am happy to be back online. I look forward to catching up with my g... Read more

soon on our way...

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      11 comments

Big push today donating things and having our car hauled away. I also returned library books and am a little stressed because there is one still outstanding. Possibly it got packed!?! Our things ship out on Friday. we will have to wait a... Read more

Really quick blog

Sunday, November 23, 2014      9 comments

Hello to my Spark friends! I thought I would write a super quick blog today before I get on to my packing and tutoring. Packing because we are moving in two weeks to Dubai and tutoring because the kids need to take entrance exams for school a... Read more

That is that then...

Friday, September 26, 2014      14 comments

OK...well...the notice has been given and it is official. We are moving. It is no longer a secret so I can tell you now...we are moving to Dubai. Yup. In December. Does the idea make me more that a little nervous? Yes. Is it because i... Read more

All righty then...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014      5 comments

Hi...I want to write to you all to say that I am Ok...a little fatter for sure for not Sparking lately but OK. I want to blog...but I don't know how to explain all that has happened lately actually. Patrick and I are fine, the kids are fine...... Read more

Packing and swim suits

Monday, June 30, 2014      12 comments

Phase one on my packing is complete! I have sorted through all of the possibilities when it comes to my clothes and the kids clothes. Phase two comes tomorrow when I weed it all down to a reasonable amount. This I have learned since becoming ... Read more

Whoo Hoo! Tax money!

Friday, June 27, 2014      12 comments

I was on edge the past few weeks that my tax money would not come before vacation but today mine came! Patrick's came yesterday. Whoo HOO! Norway is extremely helpful to the worker when it comes to vacation. Tax money is generally earmarked ... Read more

Yellow article and vacation plans

Thursday, June 26, 2014      11 comments

I was surprised to see my yellow article published so fast...and I was surprised to see that I was a woman named Donna from Orange county. But I suppose it is better that I be that then a pastry chef from Norway giving decorating advice! In re... Read more

Working on balance

Sunday, June 22, 2014      13 comments

Hi. I've been gone awhile huh? It is true. I have been just "all up in it" for the past several months since I started my little freelance business. It is like being "new" at something all over again. I have had a really hard time balancing... Read more


Wednesday, April 16, 2014      16 comments

I have been "interviewing" via email for another recipe development job and they inquired as to whether any of my previous work has been published so they could see it. At first I was worried because as far as I knew the site I have been workin... Read more

Lost in a world of words!

Sunday, April 13, 2014      8 comments

I have set another blog timer for myself. 10 minutes today... So...I have found out the kind of writing/culinary job I don't like and the kind I do like. Last week I got all swept up taking a job with a weeks time limit and it just about ... Read more

Keeping up with myself

Thursday, April 03, 2014      11 comments

Hello Spark Friends! I have been wanting to blog for days now but things keep getting in the way. Good things! Finally! (I've set myself a timer so I don't spend to much time "talking" to you all because my day is full and I don't want to ge... Read more

Råskinnet is coming again!

Sunday, March 23, 2014      9 comments

We are finally starting to see some sun and good weather here in Norway and things are starting to really look up. I started running again in earnest 8 days ago and am finally moving past that awful sore feeling where you don't know if you will... Read more

Rejection was so much fun until someone paid attention to me

Wednesday, March 19, 2014      17 comments

I mentioned in my last blog that I submitted some artwork to an online magazine for consideration and a few days ago I got rejected by them. This may sound crazy but I was so happy for myself and was going to write this whole blog about how pr... Read more

Somethings gotta give

Tuesday, March 11, 2014      15 comments

I have not been ignoring you Sparkfriends. I have also not been freaking out, wallowing, having a pity party or eating random things! So where have I been and what have I been doing? I have been here…evaluating. I have never been in quit... Read more

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