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Do Not Trust This Man, Or His Associates.

With a solid week of Christmas songs at work via local radio, two things are now obvious. (1) Santa Claus is a puritanical stalker. (2) His reindeer are status-driven, discriminatory pricks. 277 more words

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Båts and Bils in Valdemarsvik

In another active weekend in Valdemarsvik, Saturday was the annual wooden boat festival and a large amateur road rally – Bilsport Rally Cup. There were good crowds for both events. 222 more words

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Art Exhibit: Konstnär Lisbeth Karlsson med vänner

The stage is complete for Ystra Nystan’s art show contribution to “Konstnär Lisbeth Karlsson med vänner”, to be held 4-15 augusti at Kvarnen in Valdemarsvik. Still time to create a knitted or crochet chicken or rooster and submit it by July 25th (even from the US). 18 more words

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Valdemarsvik Summer Festival

This weekend was the summer festival in Valdemarsvik. There were lots of boats, bands, vendors, rides for the kids, and a Brazilian themed parade. There was a sizable crowd on Friday and Saturday. 100 more words

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Ten Things in which Sweden Lead's the World

From best health care in the world to world’s largest flammable goat, Sweden is a leader.

Sweden was recently ranked fourth best travel destination, third best country to be a mother, and second best to be young. 592 more words

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Another Path Trough the Woods

Found another branch of the Valdemarsvik-Gusum bike and walking path. Very picturesque.  Today I took a stroll to try out my old Kodak camera because. It is much lighter than my great Canon camera, so better for longer walks. 175 more words

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Profanity -- Colorful Speech or Needless Distraction

Recently there was a Facebook discussion on whether it would be better if the excellent website, “I Fucking Love Science”, with 14.5 million likes, should drop the F-word from the title in order to avoid offending some, or many. 595 more words

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