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
it’s wednesday and it’s quiet in sweden. well, the bells on the churches are not ringing. there are still people moving about, doing things. but it feels a little different. it’s dymmelonsdag (“dumb wednesday”, sort of). the day before maundy thursday. today is a day for silence. thought. and preparation for the next few dark days. we’re afraid of silence in this world. it makes us come face to face with ourselves. and usually we don’t like what we see.Read More
yep. we bought our plane tickets monday! so, we’re headed to north carolina in the end of june! gonna be so wonderful to be back there. summer, family, sun, food, boats, laughter, road trips (and i get to drive again!!!!! geez. i miss driving!), downtown asheville, friends, the beach, shopping, starbucks, the mountains, and a few surprises i’m sure! can’t wait!! crazy fun times are coming… in just about 2 months! map from google maps. peace out, friends.
it was another glorious day in sweden! this morning the windows were open, the birds were singing, i was sipping coffee and reading with a cutie cat beside me. i must say that it was a great monday morning. as i was reading and enjoying myself, i began thinking about how easy it is to just go from sunday to sunday during this special week – ignoring all the bad emotions and feelings that come with the events between palmRead 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