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Month: November 2011

family time.

my mini-retreat has ended… my love is home!!! now we’re enjoying a night on the sofa together. it’s amazing how being apart for just 2 days will make you appreciate each other even more. feels weird when we are apart, but it feels so amazing when we are back together…

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breathlessly waiting.

i’m still in the middle of my little personal retreat. i’m not quite ready to share what i’ve read from joseph campbell (the guy i referred to in yesterday’s post). i’m still soaking it in. i’ve been thinking about the things that he has written, but forefront on my mind…

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what to do with my monday.

a rainy window, with christmas lights outside, on the first sunday in advent. last night there was a storm all across southern sweden. kind of a scandinavian hurricane, you could say. it’s been chaos… no electricity, transportation issues, wind & rain & flooding damage. it wasn’t too bad here (we…

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it’s time!

well, it’s the end of november and we’ve celebrated thanksgiving – that cozy all-american holiday. lots of planning, lots of waiting, lots of cooking, a little stress thrown in, & lots of food. yes, today, we had thanksgiving here in our little apartment in sweden with some of lina’s family.…

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it’s in the rain.

some beautiful, calm, peaceful music for rainy wednesday… it’s in the rain. Everytime the rain comes down Close my eyes and listen I can hear the lonesome sound Of the sky as it cries Listen to the rain Here it comes again Hear it in the rain Feel the touch…

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tuesday. 22 november.

after spending the morning writing, i met a friend for lunch at his place. it was cozy & relaxing just to chat with each other. it’s amazing to meet new people, get new perspectives, & grow. when i left after lunch, i ran a few errands & then took a…

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to live is to give.

i once met a single mom who had 4 or 5 kids (i don’t remember exactly). the oldest was in one of the special education classes i taught in a little town in nc. i needed parent signatures on some legal papers, but the mother would never come to the…

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the middle of november.

November comes And November goes, With the last red berries And the first white snows. With night coming early, And dawn coming late, And ice in the bucket And frost by the gate. The fires burn And the kettles sing, And earth sinks to rest Until next spring. – Elizabeth…

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