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I realize it’s been a little quiet over here at Spare Change…not because I don’t have a lot to say, but because I’m just saying it in another place–working on a project (that with a little luck and a bit more work), will be finished by next year. The gist of it is “unpacking the expat life,” a bit of light-hearted practical advice for the global “hauler,” (it’s hauling, not traveling, when… Read More

I just dusted yesterday and already a thin layer of yellow pollen is covering my desk, computer and printer. It’s no small wonder; there’s been an explosion of nature going on here the likes of nothing I’ve ever seen before. It’s as if the trees and flowers, enlisted by the dandelions, have all conspired to unite and take over; a siege time-lapse photography couldn’t even capture. Visit Sweden now and you’d refuse… Read More