Browsing Tag

my love.

  • be

    My wife is bad ass

    Mondays are crazy, aren’t they? And, if you’re at all like me, they leave you feeling hopeful, energized, motivated, depressed, tired, and anxious all at the same time. And that’s just a regular Monday. …

    5 Sep 2016
  • in the wild

    a simple valentine

    dedicated to the one with whom i share my life’s adventures. my love, my partner, my wife. my everything. i love you. always. ♥  …

    14 Feb 2015
  • lbgtqai+ life

    celebrating five years of marriage!

    while most of you celebrate boxing day or annandag jul (sweden’s second day of christmas) or simply rest up from all of the holiday festivities, my love + i are celebrating our marriage today.…

    26 Dec 2014
  • be

    i’m a pro at building castles in the air

    oh these dark days of advent… they’ve got me all messed up in my head. i am someone who is always positive and i have a pretty good level of self confidence. but, recently, i…

    4 Dec 2014
  • lbgtqai+ life

    making time for my love

    Whoa, life has been busy lately. So crazy… and I have been no where near living any semblance of a regular life. I mean, nothing’s been really bad. A tiny bit of stress, but just so…

    4 Sep 2014
  • culture

    celebrate life!

    last month, my love celebrated her one year life anniversary – it was one year since she was put in the hospital for the second time to help her beat the anorexia nervosa which…

    9 May 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    lina’s life anniversary ♥

    i remember exactly what happened one year ago. in fact i wrote down every single moment in my journal. it was the day that my love decided to take her life back by admitting herself…

    12 Apr 2014
  • the sacred everyday

    sensory overload: part 6.

    happy monday, dear ones. hope your weekend was great. mine has been pretty calm and relaxing. just perfect, you know? i’ve decided to start doing all of my sensory overload posts on mondays, so…

    10 Feb 2014
  • be create + inspire

    making me all weepy.

    think of this post as a little celebration on a completely random day. one year ago today, i wrote an important post (click here to read it). it may not have been important to anyone…

    9 Feb 2014
  • be in the wild

    a road trip down memory lane

    aren’t there days that you are feeling nostalgic and just want to wander down memory lane? i have those days every now and then, and they are a perfect excuse to take a little…

    3 Feb 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
  • 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
  • life

    now we can breathe.

    it’s finally officially official… again. my love has her visa!! (which she actually got in june – from the american embassy in stockholm). but, the most important thing now is that it is valid…

    13 Aug 2013
  • atlantic beach in the wild

    from the mountains to the sea.

    hey folks! today i’m writing from my parents’ beach house. specifically their deck which overlooks sea water. yay!! that’s right, after two very long years without the north carolina coast, we are finally back.…

    30 Jul 2013
  • life

    kidnapped!

    midas and i met when we started studying swedish together about 4ish months after we both moved here. well, his wife moved too. they moved from the netherlands/holland (i am sorry, even though they’ve…

    3 Jul 2013
  • be

    be present. what a great idea.

    i am reading the tao of inner peace by diane dreher. and right now, i’m in the middle of the part on simplicity. i suppose you could argue that the whole book is about…

    17 Jun 2013
  • lbgtqai+ travel

    home is wherever i’m with you.

    there’s just something about opening my computer, heading over to my wordpress reader or bloglovin’, and reading the things that you have to say. i love to read what you’ve been thinking about, how…

    8 Jun 2013
  • stockholm

    i never really believed it until now.

    well, by now, you all may know this…. but…. we’re moving to the states!!!! and now it is officially official. monday we were in stockholm because my love had her visa interview at the american…

    5 Jun 2013
  • be

    keepin’ it simple.

    i know that i begin a lot of my posts by talking about the weather. but, weather seems to affect my mood tremendously, for better or for worse. so, i’m gonna write a little…

    26 May 2013
  • lbgtqai+

    celebrating the birthday girl!

    “The year you were born marks only your entry into the world. Other years .. they are the ones worth celebrating.
” ― Jarod Kintz today is my love’s birthday!! there are, of course, not enough…

    20 May 2013
  • in the wild

    six senses sunday.

    it’s sunday night and before i tuck myself in, i thought i’d reflect on the past week with a little six senses sunday. it’s where i take some photos from the week and share…

    12 May 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
  • sweden

    a weekend trip at the beginning of the week.

    thanks to the swedes’ dedication to celebrating the coming of spring with wild abandon, i get a little road trip vacay just as the week is beginning. oh yeah, that’s right. it’s the annual…

    29 Apr 2013
  • be

    own your moments.

    i spent some cozy time with my love this afternoon. during our time together, she played some music on her phone, and pulled out an oldie. well, an oldie for us. a song and…

    24 Apr 2013
  • in the wild

    six senses monday.

    hello, monday. hello, friends. you know, when mondays are your day off, it doesn’t feel like such a bad day. on the other hand, when you are going to work at 5pm on a…

    22 Apr 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    living life in a bubble.

    good sunday morning, friends! in sweden, the sun is shining for the second day in a row. but, spring is still slowly trying to make itself known. i must admit, i am longing for…

    21 Apr 2013
  • create + inspire

    i miss y’all.

    hi! just sharing a quick & short hello late on a sunday night. i miss y’all. i haven’t blogged since last week, and it feels weird. but, there has been much more important stuff…

    14 Apr 2013
  • culture

    the fight.

    my love is going back to the hospital today. it’s necessary and totally the right thing. that doesn’t make it any easier though. still, she is amazing. strong. and fearless even though she’s scared.…

    12 Apr 2013
  • be

    emptiness.

    this morning my love & i sipped coffee and talked about emptiness. about feeling empty inside. lost. unrest. we talked about what makes a person good. we talked about learning to love ourselves and…

    30 Mar 2013
  • be

    i believe there is a purpose.

    i am not going into to much detail, but i want y’all to know that lina and i cancelled our trip to china today. while we are indescribably disappointed, we know that it is…

    26 Mar 2013
  • culture

    guest blog post: so touched & thankful.

    Hey! It’s Lina, Liz’s wife. The other day, Liz wrote a blog post titled “her words.”, where she wrote some about me, but also copied the text I wrote on my blog. It was…

    9 Mar 2013
  • culture

    her words.

    she may just be the most amazing person i have ever met. no. not may. she is. last summer my love was in the hospital for just a few days shy of three months.…

    7 Mar 2013
  • culture

    i’m still so in love.

      “I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. I love you simply, without problems or pride: I love you in this way because I do not know any other way…

    14 Feb 2013
  • in the wild

    just one thing before i say goodnight.

    i started reading a book this morning. i just picked it up, randomly, from the bottom of the book pile beside my bed, and began devouring the words. i was immediately touched and inspired.…

    12 Feb 2013
  • asheville travel

    big big big news. i mean b. i. g.

    i don’t know how to begin this blog. i’ve got news. BIG NEWS. HUGE NEWS. my heart is fluttering in my chest as these words appear on my screen. my breath is shallow. my…

    10 Feb 2013