Browsing Tag

fall

  • be the seasons

    welcome back, dear autumn.

    tonight is special. it is the autumn equinox. or in other words, fall begins tonight in the northern hemisphere. and i just love fall. but, before i get all wrapped up in the coziness…

    22 Sep 2014
  • in the wild

    ode to autumn.

    is there anything better in autumn than a cozy, chilly, rainy day at home? outside the leaves are all golden, orange, red, and brown. the clouds hang thick and low. it’s as if you…

    28 Oct 2013
  • be

    a balancing act in two parts.

    I call them photo journeys for a reason. It’s more than just taking a photo of a random word for a random day. If you’ve followed me for a while, you know that here…

    1 Oct 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
  • be

    contemplation and adventure. that’s how i roll.

    computer in my lap. blanket covering my legs, with my toes peeking out (’cause my feet always get hot). a single candle burning on the kitchen island emitting a cinnamon-y autumn smell and a…

    25 Sep 2013
  • be in the wild

    even gray is beautiful.

    “Even as a child, she had preferred night to day, had enjoyed sitting out in the yard after sunset, under the star-speckled sky listening to frogs and crickets. Darkness soothed. It softened the sharp…

    18 Nov 2012
  • culture

    coffee + sunshine = happiness.

    “People always think that happiness is a faraway thing,” thought Francie, “something complicated and hard to get. Yet, what little things can make it up; a place of shelter when it rains – a…

    12 Nov 2012
  • the sacred everyday

    pitter patter.

    the rain is pitter-pattering down, but we’re headed out for a little day road trip (during our weekend road trip to skåne) on this cold, dark monday. i love mini-vacations. happy monday, all you…

    5 Nov 2012
  • in the wild stockholm

    njut av november.

    this month is looking good! CD release party. woo hoo. road trip to skåne (southern sweden) for a traditional family goose dinner. my love & i loooove skåne! a pop over to denmark on the…

    1 Nov 2012
  • in the wild

    restless nights.

    tonight i’m feeling restless. bored. like i don’t know what to do, but don’t really want to do anything either. i think it’s the darkness. as i mentioned yesterday, daylight savings time ended last…

    28 Oct 2012
  • in the wild

    a walk with my love.

    i woke up this morning and it was cold. i mean well below freezing cold. like really hard to get out from under your covers cold. brrr… but, even though a chill was in…

    27 Oct 2012
  • be norrköping

    monday’s message.

    hello, world! it’s a gray, cozy monday here in the northern land of sweden. i’m thinking that we haven’t seen the sun in about 2 weeks here, but i’m not really complaining. it is…

    22 Oct 2012
  • in the wild

    the simple things.

    seasons pass. times change. and fall reminds us of the cycle of life. october and november are often thought of as the months of death and decay. darkness creeps in. the plants & flowers…

    20 Oct 2012
  • in the wild norrköping

    autumn in everything.

    it’s thursday night and my weekend has begun! i have the next 3 days off & not that much planned. feels really, really good. especially after last weekend; which was good, but over-the-top busy.…

    18 Oct 2012
  • in the wild

    these boots were made for walking.

    my message from the universe today: There are only 3 things that can make your dreams come true, Liz: your thoughts, your words, and your actions.  Be the spark,      The Universe get out there,…

    17 Oct 2012
  • be

    inger & her apples.

    every fall i think of her. inger. and her apples. and the mornings i shared with her in the fall of 2008. every morning lina & i woke up when the alarm rang at…

    9 Oct 2012
  • in the wild sweden

    one saturday in fall.

    riding a bus with my love on this amazing, beautiful saturday morning. gonna meet up with some friends & spend the day shopping, eating, drinking, and soaking up all the good moments of life.…

    6 Oct 2012
  • culture

    time to get cultured.

    here i am sitting on my sofa, sipping on a glass of wine, with about five blog posts swirling around in my head. so much to write, so little time. isn’t weird how you…

    30 Sep 2012
  • in the wild

    i can feel it in the air.

    it’s unusually warm today. like 20/21 celsius or 72ish fahrenheit. and really weird out. sunny, stormy, damp, rainy, humid. like something’s coming. like a change is gonna come. but, i guess changes actually are…

    11 Sep 2012
  • ireland photography

    gettin’ artsy in august.

    i love the beginning of a month. it’s like a chance to start over every 30/31 days. a clean slate. something new. new possibilities. new opportunities. new adventures. there’s truly something about a new…

    1 Aug 2012
  • norrköping

    time is flying by.

    yep. it’s been a big week in the eriksson-mcguire household. luckily i have the photo a day challenge to make sure i have a memory from each day. hehe. enough chit-chat. drumroll, please…. relaxing…

    28 Jul 2012
  • year summaries

    counting down the hours.

    looking back over this year, i realize that it has been truly, truly amazing! i have completed my first full year as a resident of sweden, traveled around the world some, learned a new…

    31 Dec 2011
  • life

    a sunday in october.

    feels like a typical fall, october day today. after taking care of business this morning – me working at church & lina home cleaning & organizing, we settled down for our first afternoon together…

    9 Oct 2011
  • happy fall!

    it’s here! this beautiful time of year!!! cool, crisp air. colorful leaves. fuzzy blankets. cozy, warm homes. and soon… pumpkins!! the entrance into our apartment. outside our kitchen window. just lovely. happy first day…

    23 Sep 2011
  • be

    sometimes simple is best.

    it’s friday morning & i’ve found a little time to write. but it’s one of those mornings where i have so much to say, that i don’t know what to say. my mind is…

    16 Sep 2011
  • life

    feels like summer is almost over.

    it’s sunday night. and completely dark out. in fact, it’s been dark for at least two hours now. the day was cloudy and chilly, and we stayed home. just hangin’ out. it feels like…

    14 Aug 2011