the seasons

summer solstice!

 palm trees in greece. last october we spent a week on the island of rhodes. happy first day of summer, people! i realize that the solstice was technically yesterday, but i’m celebrating on the day between the actual longest day of the year (yesterday) and the swedish celebration of midsummer (tomorrow). ahhh.. the season is finally here. and while i have no plans of heading home to north carolina during the summer (our hearts are breaking), i fully intend toRead More

surrounded by darkness.

it’s here. the longest night of the year. today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere of the world. the shortest day of the year, which means that there is more darkness today than any other. feels like the darkness is trying to take over and that the light is being suffocated like a candle being snuffed out. up here in sweden, the light did not begin to creep into the day until 9 in the morning. and thenRead More

the middle of november.

17 Nov 2011 the seasons

November comes And November goes, With the last red berries And the first white snows. With night coming early, And dawn coming late, And ice in the bucket And frost by the gate. The fires burn And the kettles sing, And earth sinks to rest Until next spring. – Elizabeth Coatsworth last year everything was new. it was my first november living in sweden. everything was magical, exciting, an adventure. the long, dark november days were mysterious and something iRead More

september inspires me.

on my way to work! hello, my lovely september!! as much as i love the spring & summer months in all of their blue skies and warm sun glory, i must admit that i am a sucker for all things fall. and while the official start of fall is in a few weeks, the month of september ushers in the change of the seasons for me. warm august nights, hot, sunny days, and vacations are now a thing of theRead More

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11 Apr 2011 the seasons

perfect. lagom. i’m even more than happy to study a little right now. it’s amazing how beautiful weather motivates me!

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