the aMErican dream

For a small nation, Denmark certainly looms large in the conversation. From hygge to Noma to Joe and the Juice, my current country of residence garners more than its fair share of attention. And now here we are in the midst of another presidential election–as if the last one ever ended–and Denmark keeps popping up as…

More Than Just a Number

I did something the other day we tell our kids not to do: I met a stranger I’d befriended on the internet. The story is one of those bizarre ‘small world’ moments that happen from time to time on the internet, but over the course of the last few months, Valerie and I have been instant message…