Nov 27, 2016 – [Sunday] WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: It’s Not This Time of Year Without…

Copenhagen, Denmark, taken on December 10, 2012

It’s not this time of year without some good ol’ festive Christmas markets! For the past 6 years, I’ve spent the Christmas season in Europe, where Christmas markets can be found in many cities and towns. Delicate gifts, good food, and warm mulled wine – perfect to counter the cold! Here’s one that I went to with my friend Ara four years ago in Copenhagen, Denmark. We decided to leave the mild winter and go somewhere REALLY COLD and indeed, it snowed as it should during the winter!

Oct 22, 2015 – [Thursday] Song Titles: In the Bleak Midwinter

Copenhagen, Denmark, taken on December 9, 2012

When I played the song “In the Bleak Midwinter” in my middle school band, I didn’t know it was a song with lyrics. And there are so many versions on Youtube, so I chose one by a singer with the most beautiful voices in the world, Sissel. Of course, truly immersing oneself in a bleak Scandinavian winter was a chilling experience that I will not soon forget.