Blackout

This past Sunday was windy; so windy in fact, that when I went on a run/walk in the mid-morning I at times felt as if the wind almost prevented me from taking steps in the direction I wanted to and when I changed direction I nearly had a free ride. There was small branches littering […]

All Saints’ Day

Traditionally Halloween is not celebrated in Finland but in the past years it has been making an entrance. Costumes can be found in various stores and instead of Trick or Treating, some choose to host Halloween parties with their friends. Yesterday was All Saints’ day. We stopped at the cemetary before visiting friends. The photos […]

Purple

As the season turns from one of brights yellows, reds and oranges the colors fade towards shades of grays, browns, and purples. Even my yellow mums turned purple as the cold nights arrived. The autumn here was a beautiful one, with quite little rain making for vibrant colors. Sometimes the fall rains arrive very early […]