Category Archives: Swedish

Getting back on one’s feet with yogurt

One of my tasks, during MK’s recuperation from the knee replacement, was to put meals on the table. During the last few years, my meal preparation has dwindled as MK picked it up almost exclusively and I relegated mine to … Continue reading

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The Koerner Elderflower craze!

One of the benefits of seeing old friends is that they have ideas and things to bring to the friendship that have gone unnoticed. When we were at IKEA with Ulla, I went out to the car so that I … Continue reading

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In search of a ‘visp’

Seeing Ulla made me think of something that she gave us years ago that has become the single, most important little kitchen device we own. We call it a ‘visp,’ probably spelled ‘wisp’ and pronounced with a ‘v’ sound because … Continue reading

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IKEA with Ulla

Years ago, when I was the Director of the Language Lab at New Trier, we had a wonderful Lab Assistant by the name of Ulla. Ulla was a woman born in Sweden and who, at the time, lived in Lincolnshire. … Continue reading

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