Life Storytelling

Finally Useful

I’m reading a Richard Scarry book to my kids and the story is set in Paris. There’s a drawing of a poster pole: one poster simply says, “Le crayon est sur la table.” This makes me smile, both inwards and out. Why? This was exactly the kind of thing that school books were filled with […]

Finland Storytelling

Shopaholic With An Excuse

Having kids is great, because I get to indulge my inner shopaholic. Living in Finland, a country with four distinct seasons, there’s always something on my shopping list. Don’t get me wrong, there are other good sides to having kids, obviously! They are adorable and remind me that some people really do have hearts of […]