September 2011

oh how i love birthdays. and my love. and asheville. and norrköping.

25 Sep 2011 gatherings, norrköping

especially when it’s mine! that’s right saturday was my birthday & it was a great day spent with my love! we worked on packing our bags (we are leaving for greece TOMORROW!!), made nachos for lunch, watched a movie, and just enjoyed each others’ company before lina had to go to work for the night. when she left, i headed downtown the walk around and check out this culture night thing happening in the city. and man, it was fantastic!Read More

happy fall!

23 Sep 2011 Uncategorized

it’s here! this beautiful time of year!!! cool, crisp air. colorful leaves. fuzzy blankets. cozy, warm homes. and soon… pumpkins!! the entrance into our apartment. outside our kitchen window. just lovely. happy first day of fall!!! peace.

wednesday’s balancing act.

22 Sep 2011 life

i’ve only worked there for about 1 month, but my co-workers at the church celebrated my birthday with me with a wednesday morning fika! the secretary of the church had a birthday last friday & mine is coming up, so we decided to have a cooperative birthday fika wednesday morning. in sweden, the birthday tradition is to invite people to your own birthday fika and prepare everything for them; so she brought lots of delicious, fresh bread & all theRead More

little discoveries.

20 Sep 2011 life, norrköping

i had some errands to do today, and as i was on my way home i turned down a street about 2 blocks from my apartment. it’s a street that i walk down frequently, but it’s not my usual route. and every time i do walk down it, i get so annoyed because there has been so much construction stuff going on. it’s just been an ugly block lately. i don’t know why i went this way this afternoon, butRead More

“there’s nowhere you can be that isn’t where you’re meant to be. it’s easy.”

19 Sep 2011 spirit + soul

what if everyday we felt like we were exactly where we were supposed to be?  what would life be like then? but, we don’t think that way… or at least i don’t. i haven’t. on happy, sunny, exciting days i felt like i was exactly where i should be in life – where i lived, where i worked, everything. but on gray, ordinary days i began to wonder if i was doing the best i could where i was, orRead More



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