two weeks later + i do not accept the “new normal”

23 Nov 2016 culture + art

two weeks ago, i was ready to pull an all-nighter. i had my wine, my popcorn, my twitter feed up on my phone, my tv tuned into the all-night swedish news, and my computer screen streaming nbc. i was ready for an epic night and the first woman president of the united states of america. and, oh was it an epic night. but, i remember the gnawing feeling in the pit of my stomach when i started to wonder if thingsRead More

only one day left to vote, people.

29 Jun 2013 culture + art

have you voted yet?! have you entered yourself in belovelive’s first ever contest?! if you haven’t, you still have one day left to do it!  just click here to go to the blog post where all you need to do is leave a comment and… poof! you’re entered! what are you gonna win, you ask? well, in honor of my/our big move from sweden to the states, i thought i’d celebrate by sending the winner a little swedish care packageRead More

belovelive’s 1st contest begins now!

24 Jun 2013 create + inspire

i need your opinion. or advice. or both. i’m looking for comments and suggestions, so you better put on your thinking caps… ready? ok. since i am moving to the states, specifically to asheville, north carolina, a place that i totally love with all my heart. and since i am closing one chapter:  “my expat life in sweden”  and beginning the next one, i decided that it was a great time for a belovelive upgrade. a sort of overhaul toRead More

i pulled an all-nighter.

7 Nov 2012 culture + art, lbgtq

i’m still in shock. i’m amazed. excited. overwhelmed. and so. very. thankful. oh yeah, and tired. hehe. i’m thankful that this is the dawning of a new america, as some news sites are putting it. an america that chose yesterday community spirit over individualistic greed. an american that yearns to be a country, a nation of individuals working together, each using his or her own gifts to create an even better american, an even better world. not a nation buildRead More


6 Nov 2012 culture + art

just a reminder for all you americans out there today… get out & vote! make your voice heard! you/we have a right and a privilege that so many others all around the world do not have, so let’s exercise our right & your privilege as an american. let’s make a difference. let’s stand up for what we believe in. you know, ghandi says that we must be the change we want to see in the world. what better way toRead More



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