Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity


My boys, who seem to have spent much of their young lives squabbling, somehow found detente

while staying at my great-grandparents’ farm near the town of Gvarv in Telemark, Norway.

Perhaps it was being out of their normal routine? Or perhaps it was the serenity of their surroundings?


This post is a response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity. 40953_1556723965443_6925402_n

9 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

    1. Yes, it is a beautiful! My family’s farm is on a peninsula and many family members still live and farm there. Although now some of the orchards are organic – apples and cherries. We don’t have quite the same sense of history of place here in the U.S. Thank you for your comment!


    1. Thank you! It is a lovely area in central Norway. Norway was a developing country when I first visited Gvarv in 1980 and it seemed very provincial to me. They showed Star Wars for the first time when I was there, but I had seen it in the U.S. three years earlier. I could understand then why my grandfather immigrated, but now Norway is quite prosperous and sophisticated. Thank you for your comment!


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