gatherings

countdown to the big arrival

22 Jul 2015 gatherings

i have posts drafted for today that i need to finish, and i have one for friday that i really need to complete too. but i’m just not in the mood. oh, i’ve had time today, but i can’t concentrate. i am too damn excited. my brother arrives in 2 hours! so, since i’ve been all excited and anxious, i’ve been doing lots of random things like, creating my august playlist (and it’s gonna be a good one), doing a littleRead More

it’s a great day for a wedding

6 Jun 2015 gatherings

Today is a special day in my Swedish family… my brother-in-law is getting married! Also, our dear friend from Ireland is in town for the wedding, and has been staying with us this week. So we’ve gotten to play host to our third visitor in two weeks with her here! And, we love that! Today just happens to be her birthday, Sweden’s national day, and the wedding all rolled into one. So much to celebrate! In just a minute, in gonnaRead More

five reasons she’s the best thing that ever happened to me

20 May 2015 gatherings, lbgtq

today is a special day in my little family. it’s my beloved wife’s 31st birthday! in honor of her, i thought i’d share five of the ways that she is the best thing that has ever happened to me. here we go! 1. she’s a hero i’ve never seen someone fight so much to live life to the fullest. she has taught me perseverance, dedication, commitment, and discipline. have i mastered all of those things yet? oh, hell, no. but,Read More

on the last day of april it’s time to celebrate

29 Apr 2015 gatherings

there are so many fun traditions swirling around this time of year… we are halfway through spring and headed straight towards summer. and, here in sweden, that is serious business. the last of april (sista april) is a day that takes all of that excitement about spring and life and warmth and growth and light, and calls for bbqs, bonfires, music, champagne, and outdoor fun, including letting animals out to pasture again. it is a day, especially in uppsala (whereRead More

the one thing i love about easter in sweden

7 Apr 2015 gatherings

easter in sweden is a big deal. not necessarily because of the religious reasons, but because it is a long weekend holiday, and the first real celebration in the spring. like the united states, easter is right up there with christmas. there are traditions, decorations, and typical swedish things that you can count on seeing and/or doing every year. i’ve spent quite a few easters in sweden… i think this was my 5th, and i knew exactly what to expect.Read More

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