after school & work lina and i headed out to finspång, a small town which is about a 30 minute drive out into the country. it was so great to get out of the city and breathe in some fresh air… and see some new places, too! i know. that’s 2 days in a row that i’ve seen new things. i’m a lucky, lucky girl! tonight we visited a friend who has moved out to finspång, and she gave us aRead More
i took a group of about 12 teenagers across the united states from north carolina to wyoming one summer about 7 years ago. we drove. it took 3 days. i must have been crazy. hehe. we were going to the arapaho indian reservation near riverton, wyoming. we spent a week living in a cathoic mission, painting & reparing homes, and playing with kids. all of the people we met were living without much hope or joy. to drown out theirRead 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
outside my window right now: bells tolling birds chirping traffic moving people chatting children laughing it sounds wonderful! some days I miss the quiet serenity of nature. but not today. today the life that is happening outside my window makes me feel alive, awake, and aware.