every year in europe they have the eurovision song contest. think european american idol, but bigger. each country has its own contest and chooses a winner. the winners are then all part of the eurovision song contest. and 2011’s contest begins soon! i just happened to run across the winner from switzerland… and i think she’s gonna do quite well. love the song, love everything about it! check it out!
i’ve had the pure joy of being able to sit at a table and share some food with two different groups of people in the past 2 days. wednesday night i had fika with the youth & young adults that lina works with. it was fun to listen to their conversations (and try to keep up. haha). after having a meeting, the fika break was a chance for them to just chill and chat with each other. i think thatRead More
after a physically exhausting day of cleaning yesterday, lina and i have had the perfect sunday. it began with lazy morning of drinking coffee & making plans for the summer. followed by a late breakfast (or brunch, ya might say) in the sunny kitchen with the window wide open. and then, after grabbing a chai latte from our fav cafe, a long walk in the amazingly warm & sunny weather. back home again, we spent some time reading and eatingRead More
idag börjar påsklov för mig!! today easter (spring) break begins for me! and how did i kick off my spring break?! by blowing off school and spending the day with my love… perfect. i decided to play hooky today and get a head start on my break because of yesterday (thursday). there were only 10 people (out of 30) and we had a substitute. it’s been crazy these past few weeks. sick teachers. no teachers. busy work. meh. when youRead More
this is more proof that technology/the internet can be used for good. from knowing what’s going on in the world, to helping bring about a revolution in egypt, to raising money for disasters (Japan, Katrina, etc.), to connecting with friends near and far, to this… what a beautiful, inspiring message! peace. ♥.