A semi-frantic January

So 2013 has been a bit of a whirlwind so far – right after the new year, Brandon and I headed down to Helsinki to spend a few days ‘on vacation’ before he left to head back to the States.  We tootled around the city, saw some sites, went to a history museum, but mostly just spent a lot of time together, which was great.  Since then it’s been a snow sporting bonanza!

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Onnellista uutta vuotta!

Happy New Year 2013!  We had a pretty excellent New Year’s celebration, which consisted of: (1) My first cross-country skiing experience; (2) another fabulous round of reindeer chili, complete with champagne; and (3) a midnight visit downtown to partake in the Rovaniemi city fireworks show and the communal festivities.

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