Today, mom flies to Europe for a two week vacation, traveling to Denmark, Scandinavia, and northern Germany. Her itinerary originally included a stop in Estonia, but that portion of the trip has been cancelled. It's too bad, because an Estonia trip would have given my Latvian readership (97 pageviews, baby!) an opportunity to visit their northern neighbor and hang out with mom. Riga readers, I'm sorry mom won't be able to meet you for a black balsam. Also, because she'll miss the Estonia leg of the trip, mom likely won't have an opportunity to hang out with the first pop star to emerge from the Vacuumslayer entertainment conglomerate:
Now, about the Denmark leg of the trip... any brainy Danes out there who could give mom tips on which akvavit to drink? Truly, ég segja þú, my go-to schnapps is svarti dauði.