Tag Archive: seasons

You know it’s summer in Finland

When Finns disappear for a season of rustic contentment deep in the Land of a Hundred Thousand Lakes. And it looks like this at 11 o’clock in the evening. When these little fellows show up. And barnacle geese land in… Continue reading

The Simple Life

Spring comes quietly and tentatively to Finland. Not given to much fuss and ado, and perhaps just a tad like the good, silent folk of Finland, Spring is shy and hesitantly unfolds itself in these parts in… Continue reading

Works of Art

“Don’t only practice your art, but force your way into its secrets, for it and knowledge can raise men to the Divine.” ~ Ludwig van Beethoven April has been a season of transition… Continue reading

One Snowy Morning in Finland

I went for a walk one winter’s morn. Just to see what the world was like after a day of steady snowfall. And it lay hushed and still and contented under a pale, mellow sun. I wandered deep… Continue reading