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Every Finnish citizen who has Finnish americans dating eighteen years of age not later than on Election Day January A passport or other official identity card must be presented at the polling station.

It is also good to take the notice of your right to vote with you, but it is also possible to vote without it. If none of the candidates gets more than 50 percent of the votes cast, there will be a second round between the two candidates who have received most Finnish americans dating. Embassy of Finland, Finnish americans dating Tel. Finnish americans dating you map your way to the path of totality of the eclipse this summer?

Did you plan a special event, a meditation, Finnish americans dating on this unique first total solar eclipse that traversed America in 99 years? Are you in awe of interstellar happenings, looking to the heavens instead of downward at your daily steps, nose to the daily grindstone, your back hunched into your device, ruled by apps and emails?

Maybe it is time to look up more often, to be mindful of our place in the universe as nature takes its course.

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Have you ever wondered why you ended up at a particular place you had not planned on? I Finnish americans dating was reminded that it was exactly 30 years to the date Finnish americans dating americans dating the eclipse: That was the date Finnish americans dating I Finnish americans dating later all the planets were Finnish americans dating aligned.

That date my life took a dramatic turn that would last the next almost 30 years That magic date when all the planets were aligned and in a strange unavoidable force brought me to the place of a joyous path where oddly and unexpectedly the great love of my life would appear. The control freaks can try plan all you like to make things the way Finnish americans dating want them, but a greater power may have other plans.

OK, truth be told in my personal situation, the friendship took years before it turned to that OMG love. Those years took to reveal the character, integrity, intelligence, loving spirit, honor and work ethic of a man who would also become a hero to me and my children and entire family for the next 30 years.

Our 30 year circle of life together was a blessing in every way on this cosmic anniversary. Like they say life is what happens to you after you have made other plans!

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So true, thank God! If you have not already, dear reader, may you find your soulmate-hero on your joyous cosmic path!

The commercialization and hype of Finnish americans dating event went beyond belief: In only a matter Finnish americans dating Finnish americans dating after this celestial wonder and celebration later Finnish americans dating Nature brought us to our knees with the Finnish americans dating and devastation of the triple-whammy of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

We are humbled at the fury of the natural world and left helpless in its cruel wake. Finnish americans dating much joy as there was in the joyful communion of spirit of the solar eclipse across this land, Finnish americans dating coming together of kindness and charity of the human spirit in helping ones fellow man was, and continues to be, on full display from every region of the United States.

Kindness begets kindness and life comes full circle in the circumstances of our lives. Have you ever wondered why Finns love and are so in tune with nature? One answer is obvious: Finland is such a breathtakingly beautiful country.

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The Finnish americans dating may be that during the cold, brutal and dark seasons when Finnish americans dating wreaks its fury, the individual bows down to the inevitable to show reverence and respect for the elements and learns to live honoring what he or she cannot control. A wonderful Finnish Finnish americans dating dating celebration took place at Suomi Kerho this past summer: A joyous feeling of a circle bringing us back to childhood brought out the inner child in all of us.

Well done, Suomi Kerho. For the little girl who never stopped loving Finland so much! So Finnish americans dating and so Finnish americans dating. My grandfather, injured and full of shrapnel from the war had been a life career military officer.

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He had been shot down from an observation tower by the Finnish americans Finnish americans dating Most of his time he had to spend on the front lines away from his wife and small children. He was always reticent to talk about his experiences as were, and still are Finnish americans dating of the remaining Finnish war veterans. We all think about what our ancestors and family members went through in the most sisu-challenged times imaginable. To think of their PTSD Finnish americans dating stress: Recent full cosmic circle: Finnish americans dating have the original version someone gave my Mother as a wedding gift.

Though it never got used by her, the pages are yellowed and it looks like a wartime relic! It has just been announced that the Olympics are coming to LA once again and we will look forward Finnish americans dating hopefully having the Virens visit again.

Finnish americans dating the way, it is possible here in L. Pertti Rintahaka and Diana Covius were Finnish americans dating, almost pleading that I come to Finland for their joint th birthday Finnish americans dating. Their insistence seemed to have another level I was trying to sniff out.

Congratulations and best wishes to the happy couple. Pertti Rintahaka with his lovely Diana, visited while in Southern Finnish americans dating for a medical conference. A birthday celebration just few blocks down the street here in L. Whether it is cosmic happenstance of just a fun coincidence I vote for the former it seems we are tied in with connections that just appear in our everyday lives.

Just as an example speaking of our Helsinki newlyweds, I went to have something engraved on their wedding gift. She told of memories working as a waitress long ago. As it turned out it was the very same restaurant owned by Anja and Eino Nurminen The Nordic Inn in the valley many decades ago. There is probably no better time ever than now to learn about Finnish history and culture. Wonderful compilations are available English as well in many Finnish newspapers and periodicals.

The Embassy and Finnish americans dating website has published a series of Finland through the decades in English. I have been saving Finnish americans dating make into a personal scrapbook I know my future generations will enjoy reading.

His story was one of the publication is featuring for the centennial. It shows him as an 18 year old being thrown into the reality of battle from day one. We who know him Finnish americans dating in LA honor him for his service. The website provides an interesting historical description in English. Check it out and plan a visit next summer. There is no better time than now to open you heart and home to share the culinary delights of Finland with your friends. This simultaneous cosmic happening took place Finnish americans dating cities around the world.

I wish they would have called it Your Finnish Dinner instead. For decades I have enjoying hosting Finnish dinners for Finnish americans dating and family. Hopefully you will keep Finnish americans dating kind of tradition to share regarding your heritage. A summer party outdoors with a nature theme and a bonfire- sometimes even a sing-along has been great Finnish americans dating our Los Angeles climate long into autumn.

As I write this it is 95 degrees F at 3 Finnish americans dating. A cookbook is in the works. Hasala always used Finnish americans dating butter in her baked Finnish americans dating. While fresh berries and rhubarb are a summer delight, this recipe incorporates preserves, frozen and even dried fruit which makes it a year round treat. This little taste of Finland is perfect to give your friends and family at a dinner party any time of year. These little treats freeze well for unexpected company.

Heat each plate in microwave until slightly warm. Place small ball of vanilla ice cream on top. Drizzle decoratively with cloudberry sauce Finnish americans dating a squeeze bottle. Strain to remove seeds. Cool and refrigerate strained sauce until use. I think we have covered every sweet Finnish berry, except the Mesimarja brambleberry. If you can score it, a little Iittala shot glass on the side with mesimarja liquer will take you full circle!

Place butter in baking dish and put dish into hot oven until the butter bubbles and becomes golden. Carefully put mixed fruit brown sugar mixture over butter.

As we experience fires, storms, hurricanes and even worse things Finnish americans dating are out of our control as humans, finding goodness in ourselves and one another is important.

Like we have witnessed in Texas and Florida, now Nevada and the giving spirit of those around us, let us be thankful. As small as we are in Finnish americans dating cosmos and cycle of our lives, kindness counts. The traditional logic is that there are no seasons in Finnish americans dating California. It is generally nice all the time. Yes, while in certain years spring has Finnish americans dating somewhat Finnish americans dating and bland, that has not been the case in If you live here you have noticed the intense displays of color everywhere or your seasonal enjoyment.

Because of the vast amount of rain we had this season, the intensity in colors has been breathtaking. Like they say you have to take the good with the Finnish americans dating. The normal May in the first week brings the periwinkle blossoms that appear as giant clouds on the Jacaranda trees. You virtually do Finnish americans dating see any leaves, only the stunning colored flowers against their brown crusty trunks.

The small blossoms look lovely sprinkled on a table setting, especially for those of us having a Finnish celebration. Theses long-stemmed beauties are spectacular arranged in Finnish americans dating long glass vase, but their blossoms can Finnish americans dating be sprinkled to decorate a pretty party table or serving platter.

What is nice is that they hold out for the Fourth of July. The start of the summer here is always chock-full of special garden tours, design showcase homes and floral festivals, but this year is special for a couple of reasons.

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