Asheville, NC north carolina stockholm

carolina in my mind.

16 Dec 2012
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headed home to the mountains for the holidays! (photo from oh pioneer.)

it’s time!!

today we begin our journey home to north carolina to celebrate the holidays with my family! i can’t believe that the day is here! though the time has passed quite quickly, i must admit. still, oh, how i have longed to nestle down in my parents’ cabin in the woods. a fire burning in the fireplace. lights twinkling on the tree. sipping on hot chocolate. sounds almost too perfect, huh? well, it’s not perfect, but it is pretty wonderful, especially when i/we haven’t celebrated with my family in 4 years. but, in 24 hours, we’ll be there!

first, we’ve got to move zola (our cat) to lina’s parents’ home (they are babysitting). we’re having a little separation anxiety already. then, i have to work a little bit tonight at the church – we have a traditional english service of lessons & carols. and later on, we hop on a train to stockholm for the night. our plane leaves tomorrow morning!

i’ll be in touch with y’all when i’m stateside! for now, here’s a little song that’s stuck in my head… from a famous north carolina native, james taylor.

happy joyful sunday! peace.

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  • Reply CarlyBeth's Blog 16 Dec 2012 at 15:37

    The day has finally arrived!!! Have fun 🙂

  • Reply luggagelady 16 Dec 2012 at 16:07

    I LOVE that song! Safe travels and enjoy every minute of your visit, Dear Liz!! xo

    • Reply liz 19 Dec 2012 at 03:07

      I know, good ole JT. So great! Thank you for your well wishes. I’m gonna soak it all up!

  • Reply Louise G. 16 Dec 2012 at 16:32

    Have a safe and wonderful journey! I couldn’t listen to the song because “Spotify” is not available where I am. so I’m off to search it out on youtube!

    Happy Trails to you!

    • Reply liz 19 Dec 2012 at 03:06

      Thank you, Louise! Hope you found the song. It’s a good one. 🙂

  • Reply Faster Britt 16 Dec 2012 at 20:59

    Önskar er en härlig resa, en riktigt God jul och ett Gott nytt år! Ta hand om varandra och ha det så gott! Kramar.

    • Reply liz 19 Dec 2012 at 03:05

      Tack det samma!! Många kramar!

  • Reply Alarna Rose Gray 17 Dec 2012 at 13:06

    So glad to hear you’re going home, Liz. Have a great Christmas 🙂

    • Reply liz 19 Dec 2012 at 03:05

      Thank you! It truly feels wonderful to have a chance to be here! Wishing you peace.

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