Browsing Tag

swedish

  • 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
  • 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
  • in the wild stockholm

    njut av november.

    this month is looking good! CD release party. woo hoo. road trip to skåne (southern sweden) for a traditional family goose dinner. my love & i loooove skåne! a pop over to denmark on the…

    1 Nov 2012
  • culture in the wild lbgtqai+

    sunday night stuff.

    hey hey! it’s 9pm and completely dark outside. yes, fall is on its way. no more swedish summer sun at 11:30 at night. tonight we’re sitting on the bed, each staring at our computer…

    26 Aug 2012
  • life

    today is my ex-pat birthday.

    it’s the scary choices that end up being the most worthwhile.    ~ melissa joy kong two years ago today,  i boarded a plane in north carolina with 2 suitcases, 2 bags, a dog…

    20 Aug 2012
  • be north carolina

    my cup is overflowing.

    i did it. i made it. i stood up, opened my mouth, and let the swedish flow. ok, perhaps it didn’t flow perfectly. perhaps i stumbled over some pronunciations and mixed up some grammar.…

    22 Apr 2012
  • life

    now more than ever.

    i’m freaking out. and i guess it’s time. perhaps i deserve it. i mean, i’ve had all this time off. you know, the two weeks i spent in the states enjoying life. i guess…

    5 Feb 2012
  • north carolina

    a package!!!

    here i am on a chilly thursday night. sitting in silence, but feeling rather productive. i finally succeeded in focusing and getting some work done. and now i’m all ready for my meeting with…

    20 Oct 2011
  • life

    wednesday’s balancing act.

    i’ve only worked there for about 1 month, but my co-workers at the church celebrated my birthday with me with a wednesday morning fika! the secretary of the church had a birthday last friday…

    22 Sep 2011
  • home.

     nya rådstugugatan. my street. my home. yep. it’s late and  i’m now home. it’s been a long, but really, really great day. there are some days that i can speak swedish, and some days…

    25 May 2011
  • hide or dive?

    there comes a point in an immigrant’s life when you no longer are visiting the new country in which you find yourself. the honeymoon is over. there comes a time when all of the…

    13 May 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