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Saint Lucia day

A couple years ago, I’m in Stockholm for a business meeting.  I think my presentation’s going pretty well when someone opens the door, says something in Swedish, and my audience gets up and leaves.

My befuddled look meets the smile of my colleague Urban, who explains it’s Saint Lucy’s day.  “What’s that?” I ask, and he just says to come and see.  This is what I saw:

Here’s wishing you a serendipitous moment of unexpected pleasure this holiday season!

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  1. Beautiful, Joe! What a wonderful surprise that must have been. In my opinion, St. Lucia Day is one of the best things about being Swedish-American. I had a lot of fun surprising my husband with that tradition the first year we were married. (He got over the shock fairly quickly 🙂 )

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