Layout tweaking and a couple of pages (not posts) added, including one about ho’oponopono, because that’s important to me.

I feel good!

You can go find your copy of James Brown belting out “I feel good” if you want. My version is more low-key and without the groovy dance moves, but I do feel good. I like to thank ho’oponopono for that. So I’m going to talk about it again.

I broke my own heart this past December. I visited my mother in Nevada and we had no fights, no snark, no desire to avoid each other. Decades of being dysfunctional were over. Continue reading I feel good!

Trying to figure out categories and tags in WordPress. I think I’m getting there: Few categories, lots and lots of tags. (Also, this post is an “aside”.)

Closed on Sundays

Here’s a follow-up to my last two posts: The Indians visiting here noted that Norwegians didn’t stay long at the office, leaving to go home to dinner with their families, and that on the weekends, the whole family did things together.

The right-wing government insists that Norway wants shopping malls to be open on Sundays. We don’t. That’s one big reason why the left won so many counties and cities. Because parliament said they’d leave the decision up to the counties and cities. Heh. Continue reading Closed on Sundays

Liberal after forty

When I first moved to Norway in 1969, politics here were so left-leaning that they were approaching extremism. Yesterday, in local elections, the Norwegian Labor party (Arbeiderpartiet) once again became Norway’s most powerful party, and had its biggest win in Bergen since 1967. A fact that makes me happy now, but which was my bane as a child. What’s changed? Continue reading Liberal after forty