— Ah! Bills are paid, house is painted, it’s almost the weekend, almost spring…
— Now and then it’s important to stop and just recognize that all is right with the world!
— Because you can be damn sure it won’t last long!
— What happened to your promotion, Kjell?
— You’re passed by men with ties year after year…
— Groan! I’ve been sitting inside at my writing desk all day and haven’t accomplished shit. I’m starving for inspiration!
— Yay! Email!
— Your husband’s been invited to a children’s book conference abroad!
— Cool! Where?
Han Ola og Han Per
by Peter J. Rosendahl, with new translations by John Erik Stacy
— You know what I’ve been thinking, Per? Let’s head over to Sjur’s Woods and pick butternuts.
— I’ll come along; you can depend on that.
— Are there any butternuts up in that oak?
— Yeah, you bet—there are many to take from.
— Watch out Per; here comes Sjur.