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urban

  • 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
  • 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
  • be

    40 days in a cathedral: week 5

    last friday i walked into the cathedral known as the basilica of st. lawrence in downtown asheville ready to spend an hour or so in quiet. it was the first day i had been there…

    8 Apr 2014
  • the sacred everyday

    sensory overload. part 14.

    think spring!! amazingly, mother nature decided that she’d show us a taste of late spring/early summer up here in the north carolina mountains last week. trees have begun blooming, grass is getting greener, and…

    7 Apr 2014
  • be

    don’t postpone joy

    i’ve heard this phrase before. i’ve even seen lots of bumper stickers on cars in front of me at the stoplight to remind me to not postpone joy. at one point in my life,…

    18 Feb 2014
  • photography

    instagram love.

    just a few photos from my week captured on my phone… i’ve been feeling the love. coffee love. autumn love companion love. nature love. snail mail love photography love urban love cider love road trip…

    4 Oct 2013
  • culture

    orange is the new black.

    have you heard of that netflix series yet? that’s the name of it: orange is the new black. and  it is abso-freakin-lutely awesome. my love and i got seriously stuck and watched the first…

    30 Sep 2013
  • asheville life

    the day i decided to just go for it.

    it’s my brother’s fault. he got all inspiring on me last week and mentioned why didn’t i just look for a space on craigslist? he knew that there were places available for pretty cheap,…

    16 Sep 2013
  • asheville life

    weekends are for catching up.

    what could be better than having a very lazy summer saturday morning in your new home, enjoying a yummy breakfast, blogging away, seeing the love of your life sitting beside you, having a cute…

    10 Aug 2013
  • asheville be

    namaste, my friends.

    today i am open to the presence of miracles. today’s message from the universe (which arrived in my email this morning): It’s perfectly normal, Liz, that when waiting for a really big dream to…

    9 Aug 2013
  • asheville

    nothing is weird in asheville.

    saturday night we did something that is sooooo asheville. we went to bele chere, the 35 year old street festival which has grown to become the largest of its kind in the southeast USA.…

    29 Jul 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    have wheels. will travel.

    well, we bought a car! after some long, excruciating hours of wheelin’ & dealin’ at the car dealership, we got the car we wanted at a fair price. woo hoo. together, lina & i…

    26 Jul 2013
  • the sacred everyday

    things are really rolling now.

    first of all, let’s take care of business. i put all of your names in a little bag (those of you who commented), and my love drew out the winning name… congratulations, nicole! our…

    1 Jul 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

    tiny moments to celebrate.

    april keeps moving right along. and as each day passes, i am confronted with the challenge of finding a way to capture a glimpse of life in a photo. i’m challenged to find something…

    21 Apr 2013
  • europe travel

    berlin’s cozy atmosphere.

    since it was so cold outside, we found ourselves snuggling & cozy inside in lots of different spaces throughout berlin. loooots of cozy places. sometimes it was chilly even inside, but it could be…

    3 Mar 2013
  • europe germany travel

    out & about in berlin.

    back on track with my next to last berlin post. this time, i’m focusing on being out in the city. all over the city, in fact, thanks to the trains, buses, & subways from…

    2 Mar 2013
  • photography

    i need your help in march!

    28 days of love comes to a close today. and waiting in the wings is a new challenge for march! something i need to finish up today. hehe. yes, i am last minute. i…

    28 Feb 2013
  • europe germany travel

    standing by the wall.

    listen, folks. you wanna know what’s something amazing to do? something bucket list worthy? well, i’ll tell ya. it’s getting to stand beside and touch the Berlin Wall. the wall came down 24 years…

    24 Feb 2013
  • culture lbgtqai+

    having an expat moment.

    forgive me, but i must share a little bit of my american pride. even though i’m way over here in sweden, i made sure to sit myself down in front of this computer screen…

    21 Jan 2013
  • life

    a little bit of everyday life.

    happy saturday, my friends. i don’t have that much to say right now… or perhaps i do, but my words are reserved for another purpose. but, i thought i’d just post a little pic…

    19 Jan 2013