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i’m in love with moleskine.

30 Dec 2011 lbgtq, NYC

first let me say that i really like calendars! and since i love calendars, and all things office-y (yes. that does make me a nerd in one way), then i looove when the new year rolls around and it’s time to break out a fresh, new calendar. i’ve gone digital for most things calendar – wise, so i haven’t really used a calendar to write in for the past 5ish months, but i still need something small to carry withRead More

welcome to the middle days.

28 Dec 2011 life

hey, my dear readers and welcome to the middle days. the ones in-between christmas & new year’s day. and you know what, i’m determined to use these middle days for myself… to take it easy. call it a little self-initiated break. i’m not officially working this week, but i am doing a few little things to prepare for my work in the new year; so i’m not being totally useless. and lemme tell you, working in your pj’s while drinkingRead More

the 26th of december!

when i first met lina, something clicked. we laughed, we talked, we shared. what followed was a year-long friendship over skype, msn, facebook, & a few visits back & forth to each other’s countries. who knew that after 4 years, which included 4 months of living in denmark together, 6 months of living in asheville together, summers in sweden, summers in north carolina, adopting a little cat into our family,  moving to sweden, and many other trips, cozy nights, friends,Read More

annandagen. another christmas day!

26 Dec 2011 life

good morning! it’s annandagen here in sweden… which literally means “the other day of christmas”! yep. we have christmas eve, christmas day, and an extra day too here! it’s kinda like having an official day to bring yourself back down from all the holiday bustle, without just crashing as soon as christmas day is over. it’s the swedish version of boxing day (which is celebrated in many countries, but not the states). what do we do on annandagen? i’d dareRead More


24 Dec 2011 life, north carolina

it’s the night before christmas eve, and there are only a few hours left before the  holiday craziness is in full swing. i must admit, though, that tonight i’m feeling a bit like a child about the burst from excitement! as i may have said before, the big celebration in sweden happens on christmas eve, so tomorrow feels like christmas day for me… and that makes tonight christmas eve!! in the morning, we’ll open our stocking gifts & then we’llRead More



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