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Month: July 2012

ending july on a good note.

it’s the end of july and another month of photos are done! and yes, i’m up for another challenge tomorrow. but first, here are the last three pics for this month: hope your tuesday night is beautiful! mine’s been filled with tacos, a girl’s night of music, and now a…

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the hardest words.

here is the next part of my memoir, “from death to peace”… Luggage in my hands, butterflies in my stomach, and my heart racing, I slowly walked up the stairs onto our tiny front porch, grabbed the shiny gold door knob, and pushed the door open into our home. “We…

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time is flying by.

yep. it’s been a big week in the eriksson-mcguire household. luckily i have the photo a day challenge to make sure i have a memory from each day. hehe. enough chit-chat. drumroll, please…. relaxing at home on a sunday afternoon. finding some time to rest is so important. this is…

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wordless wednesday: vacation mode.

  summer lovin’ & peace. ps. what do you think of the slideshow thingy? i’m not sure if i’m a fan or not, but i thought i’d give it a whirl. change things up a little, ya know?.    

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immigration said yes!

guess what i got?! today my PERMANENT residence card came in the mail… the swedish immigration offices have given me permission to stay! i am officially a resident of sweden! so, tonight, my love and i went out for very short celebration at a cozy restaurant in our neighborhood… it…

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tragedy & beauty.

i could be angry. but i choose to channel that anger into passion. i could live in fear. but i choose to face my fears. i could feel overwhelmed and give up. but i choose to keep on going. i could just turn my head and live in my happy,…

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street corner musings.

i find myself on sidewalks a lot these days. standing on street corners. waiting for buses. and since i’m waiting around a lot, i’ve got time to think. and people watch too, of course. today i was waiting at a bus stop and flipping through the news apps on my…

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