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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 now. Yep. Right freaking now…

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12 things i am putting on my summer bucket list

today, i’ve got the day off – from now until monday actually!! – and the weather here in sweden is out of this world beautiful. with only about one month left before school is out (but i still work during the summer, except for my 4 weeks of paid vacation), i’ve got spring fever +..

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how an expat celebrates independence day: nostalgia + gratitude

it’s the 4th of july! the day that americans have bbqs + shoot off fireworks like nobody’s business. it’s such a fun day, a highlight of the summer, for sure. people have taken off from work – usually to take vacations during the week (mind you, europeans, 1 of the only 2-ish weeks of vacation that..

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when i called the african methodist episcopal zion church home

there was a time, my friends, that i called the african methodist episcopal zion church (AMEZ)  my home. and i am so proud to say that. that’s right. little ole white american girl me was a member of a passionate, inspiring, welcoming, enlightening, life-changing AMEZ community for about four years. if you know anything about me,..

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