Wednesday, October 10, 2012


When J and I were hunting for a hotel room in New Haven for last weekend's wonderful trip, we found that several places had no rooms available.  We wondered what big event might be happening at Yale (other than our kid's recital!), and wondered aloud about this to the clerk when we checked in at our hotel. 

The clerk said he didn't know what was going on during the weekend, but that he had many guests from Denmark.  In fact, he said, a large group of them was gathered nearby in the lobby.  He pointed them out -- and when we looked, we noticed that they were standing directly underneath a sign over the snack machine.  Unbelievably, the sign read: