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film

  • culture

    “let me embrace my life”

    sometimes life is just not fun. many times it’s not what we expected it to be. change comes when we don’t want it. disappointment, challenges, and suffering seem to be the norm instead of the exception.…

    18 Sep 2015
  • life stockholm sweden

    stockholm is for lovers

    for valentine’s day, my love and i took the 30 minute train ride from uppsala to stockholm. how amazing is it that we live so close to stockholm! it blows my mind, and i…

    15 Feb 2015
  • culture life

    when life is like the movies

    there is a scene in one of my favorite movies, ‘you”ve got mail’, that, when i see it, i think to myself, “i want that to be part of my life”. i’ve looked all over the…

    29 Jan 2015
  • be culture

    känn ingen sorg (shed no tears)

    sunday night i watched a movie. you know, a cozy sunday night movie with popcorn and people you love. there’s no better way to end a weekend i think – nice and slow, and hopefully…

    15 Jul 2014
  • florida travel usa

    disney world: hollywood studios!

    i love movies and tv, so hollywood studios is always an exciting part of the disney world experience for me. and there’s nothing like getting a little behind-the-scenes sneak peaks, right? so, our third…

    19 Jan 2014
  • lbgtqai+

    same love.

    watch this video, and then read on…  most of y’all know that even though lina and i are legally married, our marriage is not legal or recognized in north carolina (where we now live)…

    17 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
  • in the wild

    the lesson of a bird & her nest.

    it’s not my birthday today. or any other special day, for that matter. but, perhaps that’s the point. it’s just a day. a regular day. however, is it really just a day? isn’t any…

    5 May 2013
  • be

    may’s photo journey: who am i?

    it’s the last day of april and spring has sprung in the northern hemisphere. fall is on the way for those of you south of the equator. and it’s time to embark on what…

    30 Apr 2013
  • culture

    day 5. wild.

    so far, i haven’t been posting my daily photos for april’s belovelive photo a day journey. i plan on doing a weekly sum up about it. but, today i just couldn’t resist after i…

    5 Apr 2013
  • culture

    if i could vote for the oscars.

    i’ve challenged myself to do something fun. i am a big time movie-lover, and i’ve often dreamed of being an actor & living the hollywood life. not the glamorous, party one, but the artsy,…

    3 Feb 2013
  • culture lbgtqai+

    having an expat moment.

    forgive me, but i must share a little bit of my american pride. even though i’m way over here in sweden, i made sure to sit myself down in front of this computer screen…

    21 Jan 2013
  • photography

    gratitude 30: week 3. (the holiday edition)

    happy thanksgiving!!! it just so happened that my weekly gratitude 30 photo challenge post fell on thursdays. and you know what that means… it means that this thursday is an extra special post. a…

    22 Nov 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
  • life north carolina

    20 years… poof!

    it has happened. i have reached the age that i thought about as a teenager. the day has come. something that seemed so far off in the future, that i thought for sure by…

    29 Sep 2012
  • life

    it happened again!

    yep. in one of today’s papers one of my pictures showed up again. eeeeeee!!! i am so excited! it’s an entertainment/culture paper (western north carolina people, think “mountain express“), and they wanted to do…

    25 Aug 2012
  • culture

    a world full of art.

    “Go into the arts. I’m not kidding. The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how…

    3 Aug 2012
  • in the wild

    how to start a summer day.

    1. get up as late as possible and throw on some clothes. 2. meet some friends at a designated place in the city & jump in their car. 3. head off to a somewhat…

    5 Jul 2012
  • life

    imperfect.

    oh geez am i imperfect. in so many ways. and, i really let my imperfections shine during the past 2 days. let me share… on monday i had planned to sleep in, recover, &…

    19 Jun 2012
  • life

    i’ll bet you didn’t know this.

    i’m pretty good with technical things around the house. yep. today’s photo challenge was to reveal something that people might not know about me; and, in honor of the new tv we bought, i…

    18 Jun 2012
  • life

    yellow & blue. all day long.

    about 10 days ago it was the anniversary of my graduation from high school. guess how many years it’s been? twenty!! yes, 2.0. 20!!! i cannot believe that i am old enough o be…

    16 Jun 2012
  • life

    shake it out.

    it’s monday morning and i woke feeling something. something good. almost, dare i say, close to excited. i felt like dancing! just turning on some music, spinning, twirling, & jumping about. think ally mcbeal-style.…

    11 Jun 2012
  • life

    my favorite bit of the weekend.

    well, the sun is setting on this weekend & i’m ready to wind down & head to bed soon. but first, i’ve got a few things on my mind… all day i’ve been thinking…

    10 Jun 2012
  • norrköping

    26: 12 o’clock.

    an american classic for lunch at 12.00: a BLT (bacon, lettuce, & tomato). summer memories flooded my brain & my taste buds thanked me. left the apartment just after 12 & discovered the circus…

    26 May 2012
  • life

    day 21: where i stand.

    ok. i went a little crazy on this one. and yes, i’m addicted to the little collage thing-ys this week. so sue me. i can’t help it… it just how my creative juices are…

    21 May 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+

    525,600 minutes.

    today is my love’s birthday!!! ♥ Five hundred twenty-five thousand Six hundred minutes, Five hundred twenty-five thousand Moments so dear. Five hundred twenty-five thousand Six hundred minutes How do you measure, measure a year?…

    20 May 2012
  • be

    day 19: a favorite place.

    i live in the middle of the city, so the few trees that line the streets or are dotted around the parks mean a lot to me. whenever i get a chance i stop,…

    19 May 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+ north carolina

    things i love.

    if you know me, then you know that there are a few things that i truly love… i love my wife. so, so much. she is my everything. i love the united methodist church…

    25 Apr 2012
  • sweden

    first class all the way.

    hanging out here in first class on the train to gothenburg for the weekend. surfing the net for free, sipping coffee, eating chocolate, soaking in the Swedish sunshine warming me through the window. train…

    30 Mar 2012
  • culture

    spread the word.

    i know that this video is all over the place right now, and sometimes it’s annoying to see everybody jumping on some bandwagon. at the same time, making videos, ideas, dreams, thoughts available to…

    10 Mar 2012