June 16, 2011
I like how Denmark has changed my attitude about things that really are not that important. I live in a country that is not really known for its GREAT WEATHER... So I have learned in these 3 years that FUNCTION is more important than FASHION. Yes, of course we can dress cute and look cute in Denmark, but when you look out the window and see a very TYPICAL Danish Day, you prepare yourself to be kept DRY, WARM and PROTECTED. And those things have nothing to do with looking cute! So thank you, Denmark, for mellowing me out!
I dislike Danish weather. Pure and Simple. Even though it has MELLOWED me, it is the one thing that I truly do not like about where I live. I LOVE that we do not have summer days at 110F and I LOVE that we truly have FOUR seasons, but overall, Danish weather is not good. So when folks accuse me of being a bit too "rose colored glasses" in my view of Denmark, I can answer that with the simple fact that when you live in a place where the weather sucks more days than not, you MUST FIND THE GOOD! Because too often, the sky will let you down. So don't look UP for the good... Look AROUND!
(Although I don't need anymore crappy weather to teach me that lesson; I definitely have it now, so you are welcomed to send us lots of GREAT weather days!)