Browsing Tag

celebration

  • gatherings

    70th perfection

    there is a thing that i discovered when i lived in sweden that is quite common – and fun. and it seemed like the perfect time to include it in my/our american life. you…

    2 Oct 2014
  • be north carolina

    the rapture of being alive

    undoubtedly this was the perfect day. the perfect way to usher in a new decade, a new year, and a new season of my life. it was simple. authentic. peaceful. it filled with nature +…

    25 Sep 2014
  • life sweden

    wedding fun!

    now it’s time for some fun photos captured on my iPhone – a little bit silly and crazy, but also a little “behind the scenes” look at wedding preparations and the wedding day. in…

    24 Jul 2014
  • north carolina

    and we’re off!

    my love and i don’t mess around when it comes to celebrating. nope. and in honor of the fact that lina just completed her last final exam for the semester and her first full year…

    6 May 2014
  • create + inspire

    where the magic happens

    i cannot begin to describe to you how beautiful it is right now. i’m on my balcony and the sun is setting. it’s almost 75 degrees (24 celsius) and it’s after 8 pm. the…

    1 Apr 2014
  • in the wild

    the most magical place in the world.

    Happy Monday from Walt Disney World! We’re two really excited chicks ready to spend a week laughing, playing, eating, and relaxing with Mickey and his friends. YAY! Yesterday afternoon we arrived at our hotel,…

    6 Jan 2014
  • atlanta life year summaries

    2 0 1 4.

    It’s January 1st! A brand new year! I rang in the new year in style and filled with lots of fun celebrations – so. much. freaking. fun. This year was definitely not a quiet…

    1 Jan 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    and the celebrations continue…

    Four years ago, on a beautiful, snowy Swedish day, I married my amazing Lina. It has been an incredible 4th year together… full of dreams coming true and strength beyond comprehension, and you know…

    26 Dec 2013
  • culture

    orange is the new black.

    have you heard of that netflix series yet? that’s the name of it: orange is the new black. and  it is abso-freakin-lutely awesome. my love and i got seriously stuck and watched the first…

    30 Sep 2013
  • life

    red, white, and woo hoo!

    i celebrated the fourth of july with a few fellow americans in sweden for the first time this year. fun! of course, i have celebrated every year one way or another… last year was…

    5 Jul 2013
  • life

    on today’s agenda.

    celebration is my theme for today. woo hoo!! got my sermon all done last night. based it on jesus turning water into wine at a wedding. wrote about learning to celebrate in every moment,…

    20 Jan 2013
  • photography

    week 2: belovelive photo a day!

    ok. i know it’s a crazy time of year. all of us are super busy & overwhelmed with things that must be done. but don’t let that pressure of the season sneak into your…

    15 Dec 2012
  • gatherings

    one intensively awesome weekend.

    friday. saturday. sunday. first weekend in december… check. cooking. baking. snow. the theater. family visitors. friends. open house. thanksgiving. more snow. christmas market. church. work. advent. christmas market. thanksgiving again. candles. sunday night collapse on…

    3 Dec 2012
  • be

    mornin’ all. december is here!

    “As I sat on the porch on that December day . . . I leaned my head against the rail and sighed deeply. The way I figured it just then, my summer may have…

    1 Dec 2012
  • life

    today is my ex-pat birthday.

    it’s the scary choices that end up being the most worthwhile.    ~ melissa joy kong two years ago today,  i boarded a plane in north carolina with 2 suitcases, 2 bags, a dog…

    20 Aug 2012
  • lbgtqai+

    immigration said yes!

    guess what i got?! today my PERMANENT residence card came in the mail… the swedish immigration offices have given me permission to stay! i am officially a resident of sweden! so, tonight, my love…

    23 Jul 2012
  • day 20: something i can’t live without.

    well, with today being my love’s birthday, and the fact that she is the most important thing in my life, this post is most definitely inspired by her and our celebration of her throughout…

    20 May 2012
  • life

    je ne sias pas.

    i don’t know why, but i have a french music obsession today. i’m playing one soothing playlist after another. perhaps somewhere deep inside of me i’m tapping into my french-ness. i have no connection…

    21 Feb 2012
  • life north carolina

    coziness.

    it’s the night before christmas eve, and there are only a few hours left before the  holiday craziness is in full swing. i must admit, though, that tonight i’m feeling a bit like a…

    24 Dec 2011