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the week that i declared the beginning of summer // 22

That’s right. I officially declare that summer 2016 has begun.  But I don’t think I’m alone in this.  Yes, we still have a couple of weeks until the summer solstice, the official official beginning of the natural summer season, but for all intents and purposes, I’m starting my summer celebrations…

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celebrating 2015 // photos of some of my most memorable moments

the photo above was taken on new year’s eve in 2009. just 5 days after lina and i had gotten married. we were in uppsala celebrating, visiting lina’s brother, his girlfriend (now wife), and the rest of the “gang”. we haven’t been in uppsala for new year’s since then, so i…

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currently…

last week, i came across a blog post from one of my newest blogging buddies, miriam, from farm girl miriam called “currently”. you can read her post –> here. the idea of the post is quite free + random. it’s just to write a bit about what’s currently going on. a…

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time to dig in

i never get sick. or feel bad. but, let me tell you, for the 2-3 days last week i’ve felt physically, emotionally, and spiritually empty. i have had no energy at all. no desire. no passion. no get-up-and-go attitude. nothing. all i’ve wanted to do is literally lay down. my head…

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ten things i learned during my first three weeks in uppsala

hello, friends! i sure hope your weekend has been/is great. good news here. today we hit the halfway mark. we have been in uppsala in our little temporary apartment for exactly three weeks now. and, we have exactly there weeks until we move into our new one! needless to say,…

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