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An open letter to the world from an American in Sweden: We won’t back down… from love

8 Oct 2017 culture + art

When America is at its best, our bond + our spirit… it’s unbreakable. – Jason Aldean It’s hard to be an American in Sweden in times of tragedy. Honestly, it’s just freaking been hard to be an American in Sweden since last year’s election. I can’t be there to fight for what’s right… as beliefs, laws, and ideals of regular Americans are being stripped away and threatened by injustice. And, I can’t deal with all of the Europeans’ questions toRead More

The real meaning of Independence Day

4 Jul 2017 culture + art

HAPPY 4th OF JULY, USA! 🇺🇸 For all of us who are Americans, all around the world, we’re celebrating and remembering our Independence Day. And while I am (surprisingly) in the mood to celebrate everything that it means to me to be American, I am fully aware of the many reasons that we may not feel like celebrating this year. Yes, many things may be unbelievably shitty right now, but my home country is still fucking amazing. And I stand byRead More

why this year thanksgiving is all about the people

26 Nov 2015 gatherings

happy thanksgiving, all you americans out there! turkey day is here, and i would give any, any, anything to be in the states with my family watching the mace’s thanksgiving day parade, helping my mom in the kitchen, stuffing my face with delicious food, spending the rest of the day laid out on the sofa from a food coma, watching my first christmas movie of the season, and making that transition to the official (in my family at least) startRead More

weekends are for catching up.

10 Aug 2013 Asheville, NC, life

what could be better than having a very lazy summer saturday morning in your new home, enjoying a yummy breakfast, blogging away, seeing the love of your life sitting beside you, having a cute kitty snuggled up at your feet, and “watching” reruns of beverly hills, 90210 on the tube in the background? seriously. pretty damn near perfect, right? or perhaps i’m just a lover of the simpler things in life… i hope i am. i strive to be thatRead More

red, white, and woo hoo!

5 Jul 2013 life

i celebrated the fourth of july with a few fellow americans in sweden for the first time this year. fun! of course, i have celebrated every year one way or another… last year was extra special. anyway, it was a fun evening last night, so i thought i’d give you a little peek into our celebrations! hoping all you americans had a happy 4th! warning: there are more american flags than one should have around them at any given time… happyRead More

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