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Scranton – the Electric City!

I already posted this on my Facebook account, but it wouldn’t be fair to not post it here as well. My dear wife and I have been dedicated The Office fans for a while now, so when we were driving from New York to Ohio recently, it only seemed appropriate to visit the wonderful city of Scranton, Pennsylvania en route! Here is what I wrote on Facebook: 🙂

According to my Mac dictionary a pilgrimage is: “a journey to a place associated with someone or something well known or respected”. An a pilgrimage was what we were on a few days ago when we finally made it to Scranton (the electric city!), Pennsylvania.

Rain was pouring down, but in no way was it possible to dampen our excitement. Going to the city of such fine folks as Michael, Dwight, Creed, Pam, Jim and even Stanley Hudson bring up feelings that are hard to put into words (“use words, Dwight, use words!”). 

We were searching all over Scranton to find places that we could associate with The Office, and as you can see on the wonderful pictures we saw many picturesque sites that brought up Office excitement and a little tear. 

It really is hard to find words for our experiences in Scranton. Maybe we should just let the pictures do the talking?

Torben and Jeannette – now we have done the pilgrimage, what else do we have left to accomplish?

Ain’t no party like a Scranton party……

– click here to see the pictures on my Facebook account


Top books, movies and tv-shows of 2007

Some lists of wonderful things in the past year for your inspiration

Top 8 books


The Ragamuffin Gospel – Brennan Manning

Abba’s Child – Brennan Manning

Reflections for Ragamuffins (devotional) – Brennan Manning

The Life of The Beloved – Henri Nouwen

How To Stop The Pain – James B. Richards

Grace Walk – Steve McVey

Light Force – Brother Andrew

What’s So Amazing About Grace – Philip Yancey (I’ve read it at least 10 times before, but I read it a couple of times this year as well, and it continues to challenge me!)

 – all of these books are really must-reads…for those of you who haven’t read them before…!:-)  


Top 3 movies (either it wasn’t a great movie year, or I just missed most of the good ones?):

Blood Diamond

Die Hard 4

Ocean’s 13


Top 2 tv-shows:

The Office – I heard about it the first 10 months of 2007 from friends who are fanatic fans, and I finally gave it a go a couple of months ago, and I’ve been hooked since. Jeannette and I keep quoting it….it’s getting a little bit pathetic….

House, MD – just too funny. At least season 1 was hilarious!

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