“The Examined Life”

Inspired by the book “The gentle art of Swedish Death Cleaning” By Margareta Magnusson. I came to the book  on döstädning after a conversation with some of my Norwegian students.  I was impressed by how easily the topic of death cleaning slipped into...

Beats me

Apologies. I can’t be long. I need to buy a drum. There are no djembe drums from West Africa, looking for new owners in my new, rural community. Since I arrived home last night, my fingers are tapping everything in sight – kitchen counter, bed sheets, oatmeal pot half...