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sweden

  • photography

    ten on ten: april 2015

    hi everyone! yesterday was friday the 10th, so that means that i took a bunch of photos to chronicle my day! i am taking part in a little photo challenge called ten on ten.…

    11 Apr 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
  • life

    a walk with mom

    the other day i was headed downtown to the library so i could hook up to the free wifi and get some things done. it was early afternoon, so that means it was early…

    13 Feb 2015
  • photography

    ten on ten | february 2015

    seriously. last month when i did my ten on ten post (10 photos of my day on the 10th of every month), i was in asheville. in my apartment. hanging with some of the best people…

    10 Feb 2015
  • life sweden

    welcome to uppsala!

    i’ve had a a few days now to start to find my way around uppsala. i knew some very basic things, like where the castle is and where the cathedral is, and where the…

    6 Feb 2015
  • create + inspire

    i’m moving my blog!

    it’s sunday morning + i have no idea what i’ve gotten myself into! i’ve set up my own space on the internet for self hosting and i think my new web hosting company is…

    23 Nov 2014
  • norrköping sweden

    norrköping moments

    well, my friends, my month long visit to sweden has now come to an end. it’s so hard to believe. it seems as if time has flown by, and yet, it seems like forever…

    29 Jul 2014
  • stockholm sweden

    uppsala, stockholm, & a heatwave

    when the wedding was over last week, we went back into tourist-mode. and, boy did we do it full-speed ahead! after a couple of days of visiting friends in different places all over norrköping,…

    28 Jul 2014
  • life sweden

    wedding fun!

    now it’s time for some fun photos captured on my iPhone – a little bit silly and crazy, but also a little “behind the scenes” look at wedding preparations and the wedding day. in…

    24 Jul 2014
  • life sweden

    celebrating love

    lina’s sister is getting married today! we’ve been up to our eyeballs in wedding preparations all week long, with, of course, a few breaks for drinks with friends and such. hehe. anyway, the day…

    19 Jul 2014
  • 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
  • in the wild sweden

    crossing sweden: coast to coast

    hello! well, it’s been a whole week – or more, actually! – and i’ve been totally off the grid. no telephone. no internet. no nothing. only the bright blue swedish sky, the hot yellow…

    13 Jul 2014
  • norrköping sweden

    how to conquer jet lag: fun!

    woo hoo! the fun has already begun! in fact, i was telling lina this morning that i’m gonna need a vacation from all of the excitement and fun that’s been going on since the…

    5 Jul 2014
  • norrköping sweden

    the first cozy evening

    it’s wednesday evening and we have landed safe and sound in sweden. we’re all settled in at lina’s parents’ home, ready for our vacation to begin – receiving so many greeting on Facebook and…

    2 Jul 2014
  • life

    and so summer begins!

    i think it’s been a few years since i’ve been as excited about summer as i am this summer. the past 2 summers have been crazy, strange, different, and somewhat difficult – well, not…

    12 Jun 2014
  • be

    40 days in a cathedral: week four.

    i was gonna do a whole post on failure and my worries about a potential job getting in the way of my flexible lifestyle. basically, blah blah blah. poor me, poor me, poor me.…

    30 Mar 2014
  • asheville life

    i got the monday confusion blues.

    hi y’all. i want to blog. desperately. but, i don’t know what to blog about. yes, my life is all new again living here in asheville. yes, it’s extremely exciting and all that. yes,…

    19 Aug 2013
  • in the wild

    full of archipelago love.

    oh, how i’ve missed y’all! but, the time away was absolutely perfect. sweden delivered perfect summer weather the entire week that we were in the archipelago. we were surrounded by friends & family, which…

    14 Jul 2013
  • in the wild sweden

    time to go into the wild.

    hi friends, near and far! it’s down to the wire now. there’s not that much time left before the big move, and the time that is left, i’m gonna be a little sporadic here…

    6 Jul 2013
  • life

    red, white, and woo hoo!

    i celebrated the fourth of july with a few fellow americans in sweden for the first time this year. fun! of course, i have celebrated every year one way or another… last year was…

    5 Jul 2013
  • culture

    only one day left to vote, people.

    have you voted yet?! have you entered yourself in belovelive’s first ever contest?! if you haven’t, you still have one day left to do it!  just click here to go to the blog post…

    29 Jun 2013
  • in the wild life norrköping

    living in limbo.

       what a weird time in my life right now. it’s friday already, and i don’t know what i’ve done this week. i can hardly remember what has happened each day. at the same time,…

    28 Jun 2013
  • culture lbgtqai+

    it’s a double rainbow day!

    “Bottom line here: the federal ban on recognizing same-sex marriages is dead. California’s ban on recognizing same-sex marriages is dead. There are 12 states in the country where this is now legal, and the…

    26 Jun 2013
  • life norrköping

    one last post from downtown.

    well. that’s it. it’s empty. clean. and ready for it’s next tenants. it feels a bit weird, but it feels oh so good. there are a lot of memories in these walls from the…

    24 Jun 2013
  • life

    why i am living in a flea market.

    happening today in our apartment: it’s gonna be a crazy, epic weekend. but, it feels so amazing to be rid of so much stuff (think simplicity!) & to know that it’s going to friends…

    14 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
  • culture stockholm

    who run the world?

    guess what i did yesterday?! i saw beyoncé in concert! for real! i admit that i have never been a die hard crazy fan, but hey, everyone knows beyoncé. she’s a legend. and so, when my…

    30 May 2013
  • in the wild

    the beginnings of the endings.

    last night was the last friday night i worked with my teenagers. of course, my job continues until the middle of july, and i will keep working with my teenagers at 2 different camps…

    18 May 2013
  • life norrköping

    welcome to my neighborhood.

    i took a little walk today after work because it was so amazing outside. it was just one of those days where i could not believe or comprehend the beauty that i saw around…

    6 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
  • asheville be

    standing in the the doorway of no regrets.

    everything feels a little different now. i guess it’s because the secret is out. and everything is real. really real. we are so freaking excited about uprooting our life here in sweden, and moving…

    20 Feb 2013
  • culture

    two chicks and a chat.

    last night my love and i did something new. something we had never even talked about doing before. i’m not sure what sparked the inspiration for this fun, new thing, but somehow my love…

    9 Feb 2013