Taylors in Finland

The Grand Adventure

Mary Ann's Fulbright Exchange to Oulu, Finland
August 2001 - June 2002

Photo Album

Christmas Holidays in Finland
13 - 26 December 2001



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Outi Tuovinen tunes up before Santa Lucia arrives. (2010)

...and the band tunes up for Santa Lucia. (2013)

The highway on the way to Paavo's house. That's ice on the road under the blowing snow! (2029)

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Paavo is enjoying this! (2039)

Kari sharpening sticks to cook the sausage. (2044)

Kari's snowmobile. I'm glad the basket in back is there to hang on to. (2046)

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Kari and Paavo. (2047)

The Thompson children greeting the first guest, Chester Shaba, who teaches fifth and sixth grades at OESC. (2060)

Then the men enjoyed the sauna.

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She had her own time with Santa. The word is he comes from Lapland, not the North Pole. (2066)

The children thank Santa by playing and singing for him. (2067)

Watching the children with their presents was a great part of the evening. (2074)

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A new puppet! (2093)

Sometimes anxious hands need help from Dad. (2095)

The beginning of a great meal by Pirjo and Craig. Chester is ready. (2099)


Last Update 2002 04 08

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