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  • be

    words for the weekend

    “I have to be alone very often. I’d be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That’s how I refuel.”  – Audrey Hepburn “Music always sounds better…

    5 Dec 2014
  • 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
  • photography

    gettin’ our party on in april.

    march’s journey is complete. we have traveled from darkness to light. literally, here in sweden. the time changed last night, so we are now  livin’ it up with much longer days. tonight, it’s almost…

    31 Mar 2013
  • 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
  • life

    ending july on a good note.

    it’s the end of july and another month of photos are done! and yes, i’m up for another challenge tomorrow. but first, here are the last three pics for this month: hope your tuesday…

    31 Jul 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
  • in the wild

    wordless wednesday: vacation mode.

      summer lovin’ & peace. ps. what do you think of the slideshow thingy? i’m not sure if i’m a fan or not, but i thought i’d give it a whirl. change things up…

    25 Jul 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
  • in the wild

    photo a day is here!

    ladies & gentlemen, photo a day july is back! time to catch up on all the challenge photos from the past 7 days. of course, there’s a little bit of a camp theme, since…

    14 Jul 2012
  • be

    settling in.

    i feel stressed today. no real reason why, i guess. true, i have quite a bit to do, but it’s not bad stuff. it’s not that tough either, just things that need to be…

    2 Jul 2012
  • create + inspire

    this is only the beginning…

    a few days ago i received a comment from someone who works at InterNations, a website dedicated to connecting & providing information for ex-pats (people who live in countries other than their country of…

    29 Jun 2012
  • in the wild

    wordless wednesdays.

    gaaahhh. i read on someone’s blog somewhere about an idea of posting without words, only pictures; and i can’t remember who’s blog it is!! gaaahh. i’m so frustrated. i have been through all my…

    27 Jun 2012
  • life

    minimal movement.

    this is pretty much all the #movement (photo challenge word today) i had today. seriously. remember how i said that swedes celebrate important holidays on the eve before the actual day (christmas eve, easter…

    23 Jun 2012
  • culture

    art.

    i love me some art. peace.…

    13 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
  • life

    my view(s) today.

    well, here’s my take on the photo challenge for today: your view. i decided to snap a few little shots throughout the day to show my view at different times & different places. take…

    9 Jun 2012
  • be

    6 o’clock pm.

     friday. 8th of june. 2012. 6:00 pm. i plopped down on a bench. pulled out my journal. and started to write. what was it i said yesterday about wanting to be like hemingway? all…

    8 Jun 2012
  • life norrköping

    a sign.

    there was a rainbow in the sky when i left to go home tonight. bright colors set against the dark sky. i tried to take a picture of it, but my phone showed 1%…

    5 Jun 2012
  • life

    day 30: my personality.

    “why am i as i am? to understand that of any person, his whole life, from birth must be reviewed. all of our experiences fuse into our personality. everything that ever happened to us…

    30 May 2012
  • 27: something sweet.

    today was a a little bit sweet and sour, i’d say. up & down. so, it is with some days, right? i know i write a lot about living in the present, listening to…

    28 May 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
  • 24: something new.

    i rode on the bus today. the super hot bus, with lots of smelly people. disgusting, but true. how did i entertain myself? i listened to some awesome music with my new awesome, mocha-colored…

    24 May 2012
  • culture

    22: pink.

    pink is most definitely not my favorite color. at all. but, these here little beauties make me think i might be able to find a little space in my heart and in my life…

    22 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • day 18: something i made.

    well, first i made myself late for the bus. so all i could do was sit & wait. hehe. people watch & such. later on in the day, i made a paper origami crane.…

    18 May 2012
  • day 17: snack.

    my evening snack tonight. swedish style. crunchy-ish bread with butter & cheese. real butter. real cheese. yummy cheese. that don’t come pre-packaged and pre-sliced. i get to slice it myself with a cheese slicer…

    17 May 2012
  • culture

    day 16: something you’re reading.

     this morning, i read texts from my love.  this afternoon, i read some from aleph by paolo coelho, one of my fav authors.  and this evening, i’m not reading anything. just watching an orchid…

    16 May 2012
  • create + inspire

    day 15: love.

    this little message appeared in my email’s inbox this morning, a gift from the universe. you see, every day i get a little positive inspiration in the form of a personal message, which sometimes…

    15 May 2012
  • north carolina

    day 13: mom.

    happy mother’s day to all you mothers, mothers-to-be, and woman who are like mothers to others! where would we be without strong women in this world… to inspire us, challenge us, and encourage us.…

    13 May 2012
  • life

    day 9: something i do every day.

    every day i walk. somewhere. everywhere. nowhere special. but i’m moving from one place to the next. and my picture of me walking got me thinking about a favorite song of my love’s. it’s…

    10 May 2012
  • day 8: a smell i adore.

    i love the smell of coffee grounds in the morning. i make my way to the kitchen, open the cabinet, pour the water, and then… it’s time. i open the coffee canister, the waft…

    8 May 2012
  • culture

    day 6: you.

    “Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly…

    7 May 2012
  • day 4: fun! let’s lighten the mood.

    after some days of some pretty heavy stuff, i thought i’d share this post… a combo of my instagram photo challenge pics from april and a little tip on how you can get in…

    4 May 2012
  • day 1: peace.

    it may just be one of my favorite words in the english language: peace. so, when this may challenge presented me with a chance to photograph something that represents/embodies peace, my mind went crazy.…

    1 May 2012
  • week 4: photo a day. april.

    here we go. the last installment of april’s photo challenge. i seriously cannot believe that may begins on tuesday! 2012 is flying by. hope that you’ve had a good week (mine’s been full, and…

    29 Apr 2012
  • week 1: april photo a day.

    the first week of april has come to a close, and i’ve got some pictures to share from the #photoadayApril challenge. i made it through the whole week & found some days a challenge,…

    7 Apr 2012