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April’s new moon: What to do we we don’t get what we want

For one brief second this past weekend,  I believed that spring was truly on its way. Well, I suppose it actually is on its way, but it is just taking its own sweet time in arriving up here in the nordic lands. Perhaps it’s the same for you, fellow North American friends, wherever you are…

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How I did Spring break this year: Family, food, drink, and culture

Kind of spontaneously, my brother decided to spend Spring Break in Sweden! Nick lives in Maine and has been working at a university in New Hampshire. So, when he decided that he’d take some time off (since he worked through the Christmas holidays when we were there), he thought he’s come for a visit. And..

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LIZ+LINA at the Uppsala Beer + Whiskey Festival

About a month ago, Lina and I got a chance go to the Uppsala Beer + Whiskey Festival. Something we’ve been wanting to do since we moved to Uppsala two years ago, but we just didn’t have time or it seemed to slip right by every year. This year, however, thanks to some of the..

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Into The Wild: Why it’s the perfect time for a spring cleanse for our soul

When I started this Lenten series 4 weeks ago, I decided on a key word for each week: Week 1: ACCEPTANCE Week 2: SOLITUDE/SILENCE Week 3: GROUNDING Week 4: CLEANSE Week 5: JUSTICE Week 6: COMMITMENT Week 7: TRANSFORMATION Up until this week, the focus for each week has just made sense. I’ve felt connected to it and just let my thoughts..

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