Last days in DC

This week my internship came to an end. We had a lovely farewell lunch with my co-workers, and a last celebratory afternoon meeting to kick off the Christmas holiday for everyone. I feel like it all ended too soon. It always takes some time to settle in and get a hang of things, and then …

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Quintessential American experiences

During the first weeks of my internship, the softball team of the think tank I work for was participating in the play off games in an unofficial softball league (softball a simpler version of baseball, and somewhat similar to pesäpallo in Finland, with a few differences). I went to watch two of the games to …

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Thanksgiving

I celebrated my first Thanksgiving last week! We had a lovely Thanksgiving dinner with a group of friends. Celebrating with friends can apparently also be called a Friendsgiving. Either or, I think the holiday is great: get together with family or friends, eat good food, and take a moment to share what you are thankful …

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