Browsing Tag

Denmark

  • Hunting, fur, & pets

    We had a traditional relationship with animals. We had many pets we adored living alongside our fur coats and hunting trophies. It’s a bit odd from our more modern perspective, but it…

  • Walk! Avanti!

    Cars are good and useful tools that I enjoy. No one on Earth can parallel park a GMC Suburban in Beverly Hills like I can. And no one loves a road trip…

  • Santa Lucia

    One of the odd aspects of my childhood is that moving around so much means I’ve taken part in the cultural celebrations of many different nations that are not strictly my own.…

  • I’m a time traveler

    In America, I was an awkward child. It’s because I’m a time traveler. Opera singers, more than many other artists, spend their entire professional lives immersed in the artistic product of people…

  • The first time you were alone

    [Sam–smelly backpackers can still be stylin’–Chardin , Bremen, Germany 2001]   When you are a child, there are a lot of firsts that pass by without notice. They are so ordinary it…

  • Nelson hat

    I spent part of my childhood in Denmark and picked up on some good techniques for dealing with inclement weather. When I had my own child I started asking people, “You know…