Browsing Tag

relationships

  • 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
  • life

    the beauty of the everyday

    hi friends! It’s been a while since i’ve done a regular ole “what i’m doing now” post, so i thought i’d surprise you with a little wednesday greeting. it’s been a pretty cozy day…

    5 Nov 2014
  • culture lbgtqai+

    the many ways to celebrate love

    well guys, the weekend of weddings is over. it was wild and amazing. and each of the three weddings were completely different – unique and beautiful, all in their own ways. for two of…

    27 Oct 2014
  • 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

    how available are you?

    when you don’t have a 9-5 job, or any job with a set schedule, then you tend to be available and flexible. which is a good thing. but, only if you set boundaries. know…

    19 Sep 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
  • be

    all i need

    happy saturday, lovelies! peace and love. xx…

    22 Feb 2014
  • culture

    a piece of the puzzle.

    the universe is not going to see someone like you again in the entire history of creation. ~ vartan gregorian so be yourself. exactly as you are. the universe needs you. peace.…

    12 Mar 2013
  • culture

    do you ever wonder who you are?

      thanks to my blogging/twitter friend, alarna, i got a little distracted the other day. she tweeted this link, and i, of course, clicked on it and got immersed in all the silly craziness.…

    20 Jan 2013
  • life

    i don’t wanna miss out.

    time is flying by. i won’t say how many days we have left in the states, but it is not many. sure, we’ve been here for a while, but it feels like we got…

    8 Jan 2013
  • create + inspire

    a mid-holiday hello.

    hey people! well, i’ve been in the states, in my home state, for almost two weeks now (gaaahhh!!), and the time is flying by. i have soooo many pictures to share. soooo many thoughts…

    28 Dec 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+ life

    three years at home.

    It’s December 26. Rain is falling outside my window. The christmas lights over the bed are lit. I’m sipping coffee & catching up on the morning happenings on GMA (Good Morning America). My love…

    26 Dec 2012
  • culture

    my local heroes.

    before i’m off to bed, i needed to write down something rolling around in my head… after working tonight and being in the presence of some wonderful people, i just felt compelled to mention…

    10 Nov 2012
  • be

    get out of the boat.

    summer 2007 denmark: the plane touched down. five excited, never-been-to-europe-before university students, a fellow minister, and i found our way through customs, got our passports stamped, saw a smiling & familiar (to me) face…

    2 Nov 2012
  • be north carolina

    fly away, little bird. fly away.

    may 2007 i knew change was coming. i knew that getting on a plane and heading to scandinavia would, once again, change my life. of course, i had no idea how much everything would…

    30 Oct 2012
  • be

    scandinavia is for lovers.

    before i can tell you of how i fell in love with my wife, how i came to be in love with a woman, and how i ended up in inger’s home in denmark…

    19 Oct 2012
  • lbgtqai+

    daydreaming.

    i have a confession to make. i’m having a super difficult time concentrating these days. i am spending so much time daydreaming… thinking and imagining of things to come. i can’t seem to focus…

    10 Oct 2012
  • culture

    freedom.

    “I will not die an unlived life. I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire. I choose to inhabit my days, to allow my living to open me, to make me…

    24 Aug 2012
  • be north carolina

    the hardest words.

    here is the next part of my memoir, “from death to peace”… Luggage in my hands, butterflies in my stomach, and my heart racing, I slowly walked up the stairs onto our tiny front…

    30 Jul 2012
  • life

    a little work. a little play.

    i just re-read the post i wrote before i left for my week of camp, and noticed that i was expecting to find solitude and rest. well, my week in the archipelago didn’t turn…

    16 Jul 2012
  • in the wild sweden

    all packed.

    whew. i’m tired. and ready for a long week by the water. let me explain. tomorrow morning i’m leaving for 7 days in the swedish archipelago (= group of islands) on the east coast.…

    6 Jul 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
  • 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
  • culture lbgtqai+

    day 11: kitchen.

    this is the rainbow rug that’s in my kitchen. love it. it makes me happy. that’s all i’ve got right now. yep. today is just my instagram pic. nothing fancy. but, sometimes less is…

    11 May 2012
  • lbgtqai+

    day 10: a favorite word.

    my love’s name. just seeing those 4 letters makes me smile. she is amazing and so wonderful. i love her with all that i am. peace. …

    10 May 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+

    the love of my life.

    i’ve always thought that love conquers all, that love can be strong enough to keep hope alive & make all things well. i still believe that. only now that i am a bit older…

    14 Apr 2012