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swedish family.

  • 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
  • life

    sometimes it’s just good to say hey.

    good evening, people around the world. just a little post about nothing. it felt weird to let the day end without checking in to say hey. so, hey! hope you’ve had a good weekend…

    29 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
  • 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

    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
  • sweden

    off the grid.

    pic from here. well, folks. i’m off. off the grid, that is. ready for a week of retreat and community. thought i’d share one little image of an inspiring picture that i love. it…

    7 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

    midsummer’s eve.

    had a fabulous afternoon fika to start the midsummer festivities. it’s been a really beautiful day. more pics & such to come tomorrow… peace out, peeps.…

    22 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

    a holiday, a happy niece, & a hat.

    today is sweden’s national day. 24 hours to celebrate being swedish. flags are flying everywhere and many cities have activities for all people, like outdoor concerts, traditional dances, public fikas, and lots of sales…

    6 Jun 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
  • 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
  • life

    instagram easter.

    word on the street is that Facebook has bought instagram for $1 billion. that is crazy. really crazy. and, while i love instagram (you know i’m addicted) and i tolerate Facebook (it helps me…

    10 Apr 2012
  • life

    look what the easter bunny brought.

    there was no snow at christmas, but look what we got for easter weekend. hmm… it’s pretty. but, come on, it’s april. and i’ve decided that i’m not that excited about it. the fact…

    7 Apr 2012
  • life

    annandagen. another christmas day!

    good morning! it’s annandagen here in sweden… which literally means “the other day of christmas”! yep. we have christmas eve, christmas day, and an extra day too here! it’s kinda like having an official…

    26 Dec 2011
  • life north carolina

    coziness.

    it’s the night before christmas eve, and there are only a few hours left before the  holiday craziness is in full swing. i must admit, though, that tonight i’m feeling a bit like a…

    24 Dec 2011
  • life

    hmm… it’s saturday. ♥

    good saturday night, my dear friends. it’s a cold one here in sweden. in case you are dying for a weather update (and even if you’re not, you’re gonna get one. hehe)… there is…

    17 Dec 2011
  • life

    i am complete again.

    the baptism dress. i have spent this weekend at home without my love. well, actually, i haven’t been home that much. friday night i worked. but, later in the night i settled into an…

    23 Oct 2011
  • life

    one year and a signed contract.

    one year ago today i moved to this lovely country known as sweden. i can hardly believe it’s been a year! time has gone so fast, and the year has been wonderful! my brain…

    22 Aug 2011
  • the sacred everyday travel

    # 6. home.

    well, here it is. the last group of pictures from our amazing, wonderful, went-by-way-too-quickly trip to the states! we crammed a lot in, in a pretty short time period, and loved every minute of…

    24 Jul 2011
  • gatherings

    sun, sun, sun!

    i’m getting some much needed vitamin d this weekend. the sun has been shining, and we’ve been outside!!! apparantly, the amazing weather will continue tomorrow and monday; and that is perfect timing – it’s…

    24 Apr 2011
  • laundry duties & my little helper.

    yep. laundry day on a monday. not the best combination. but, the sun is shining and it’s fairly warm out, so that makes everything better. actually, for a monday, i’m feeling quite chipper (even…

    4 Apr 2011