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  • nyc

    How we spent our 7 waking hours in NYC

    Alright, so I basked in the glow of the mountains of North Carolina + I sank down into my roots while relaxing at the coast of North Carolina. And that means that, sadly, my…

    16 Aug 2018
  • nyc vlogging

    Liz+Lina’s NYC vlog

    My two posts about our whirlwind NYC visit this summer are already posted and now it’s time for the video blog = vlog! My amazing wife, Lina, has done a beautiful job gathering, creating,…

    30 Jul 2017
  • culture nyc

    fifteen ways nyc teaches me how to live

    fifteen years ago today, i was a mere 26 years old. i worked as a special education teacher in asheville, north carolina. i was married to my ex-husband. and i had just been offered…

    11 Sep 2016
  • nyc

    Summer in Brooklyn 2.2

    Let’s continue with the second half of our full day in Brooklyn, ok? You can read about the first half –> here.  We had totally enjoyed a relaxing time by the waterfront, overlooking the…

    27 Jul 2016
  • nyc

    Summer in Brooklyn • 2.1

    With just two and a half days in New York City, you’d think that it wouldn’t be possible to do a lot. But, y’all, Lina and I crammed in a ton of stuff –…

    25 Jul 2016
  • nyc

    Summer in Brooklyn • 1

    I just spent 2.5 days in NYC with my love and it was pure magic.  We love New York, and visit as often as we can, always seeking to soak up those special vibes…

    22 Jul 2016
  • nyc travel

    nyc: (day 4)

    “as my writing ambitions grew so did my fantasies of living in the city, in a lovely apartment with brick walls, lined with books. i’d spend my days in cafes and coffee shops, with…

    4 Jun 2014
  • nyc travel

    nyc quotes

    one of the reasons i love nyc so much is because of the inspiration that i feel from the people that have lived here. there is that beat generation, do-your-own-thing, challenge the status quo,…

    21 May 2014
  • nyc travel usa

    | avl –> nyc |

    I can’t even begin to describe how excited I am! Right now, my love and I are on our way to NYC! It’s my 4th or 5th trip to the city that never sleeps,…

    19 May 2014
  • culture nyc

    Christmas to Me.

    Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird is my favorite book of all time, so, back in September, when I ran across this essay that she had written, I knew that I would use her…

    24 Dec 2013
  • greece nyc travel

    where i stood.

    today was my day off. (liz does a happy dance). and guess what i did today? i stood in the kitchen various times throughout the day, in my pj’s (yes all day) and slippers,…

    1 Oct 2012
  • culture nyc

    polar music & patti smith.

    it all started with the morning news. i was doing something in the apartment, and just letting the swedish language  in the background keep me company, when i suddenly realized i was hearing english.…

    28 Aug 2012
  • nyc travel usa

    instagram: new england style

    just thought I’d share! i would write something under each picture, but as i am doing this post on my iPad, it would take forever, so i’m gonna let the pictures do the talking.…

    21 Jan 2012
  • lbgtqai+ nyc

    i’m in love with moleskine.

    first let me say that i really like calendars! and since i love calendars, and all things office-y (yes. that does make me a nerd in one way), then i looove when the new…

    30 Dec 2011
  • culture nyc

    it’s been 10 years.

    ten years ago today i was standing in my classroom teaching a lesson on something to my special 6-8th grade students. a fellow teacher walked by my door and told me that something had…

    11 Sep 2011
  • nyc

    # 5. new york city!

    what i can say about this crazy city that’s known as the crossroads of the world? it’s fantastic & amazing!! i’ve been there several times, but i’ve probably only spent a total of 3…

    23 Jul 2011
  • life nyc

    workin’ on it.

    i made it home to sweden yesterday around lunchtime. i’m pretty sure that i was delirious by then. i woke up in the morning on saturday in our hotel in the middle of the…

    18 Jul 2011
  • nyc travel usa

    nyc.

    i know. i haven’t posted any NYC pictures… and i’ve been dying to! but I decided to take all my pics with my nikon camera & it takes longer to load them and, well,…

    16 Jul 2011
  • nyc

    road trippin’

    we’ve said goodbye to wonderful NC & our amazing family there. so tough & sad. but, we’re road trippin’ to New York City today!!! gonna be so much fun! bittersweet emotions all around me……

    14 Jul 2011