Browsing Tag

world

  • be

    how one bird changed the world

    as the coffee brewed, i stood at my kitchen window, drinking my morning glass of water and watching a bird bathe. i watched him land beside a puddle just outside my wrought iron gate.…

    16 Jul 2016
  • winter solstice

    the magic of the winter solstice.

    happy winter, northern hemisphere family! “There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”  ~ Edith Wharton i woke up really early this morning. like about…

    21 Dec 2013
  • be in the wild

    get in touch with your soul.

    i saw part of an old episode of oprah the other day. she had a woman, a brain scientist, on talking about strokes. the woman had written a book, my stroke of insight, about her…

    23 May 2013
  • culture

    there has to be something we can do.

    i’m under my covers, sipping on coffee, safe in sweden, while chaos is unfolding across the atlantic in boston, massachusettes. i’ve got a local boston tv station streaming live and i’m checking twitter every…

    19 Apr 2013
  • in the wild

    a spring in my step.

    i don’t really have a spring in my step. actually it’s the exact opposite. i am snuggling under covers as much as humanly possible whenever i have free time. but today i’m also practicing…

    20 Mar 2013
  • in the wild

    it’s all so surreal.

    wake up in one bed, in one country. go to bed in another. it all happens so  fast, and yet it also seems to take forever. it’s so crazy to think about being on…

    12 Jan 2013
  • be in the wild

    happening now.

    snowstorm + coffee +christmas music + reading + writing +candles sending out a cozy, wintry, monday morning greeting from snowy sweden to all of you, all over the world. peace.…

    10 Dec 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+

    i pulled an all-nighter.

    i’m still in shock. i’m amazed. excited. overwhelmed. and so. very. thankful. oh yeah, and tired. hehe. i’m thankful that this is the dawning of a new america, as some news sites are putting…

    7 Nov 2012
  • travel

    asian invasion!

    yesterday my love & i did something amazing. we booked tickets for a spring trip to CHINA!! i am still pinching myself. actually, after we booked the tickets i think i was in shock…

    25 Oct 2012
  • culture

    how do you use your words?

    they shot her to silence her for good, said one of her classmates. at the age of 11, she began to speak out. she wrote a blog. she was featured in a documentary with…

    10 Oct 2012
  • greece nyc travel

    where i stood.

    today was my day off. (liz does a happy dance). and guess what i did today? i stood in the kitchen various times throughout the day, in my pj’s (yes all day) and slippers,…

    1 Oct 2012
  • create + inspire

    500.

    it’s been raining for about 24 hours now. and it’s really, really chilly outside.  i suppose it is the perfect first day of fall (today actually is the first day of fall, you know).…

    22 Sep 2012
  • culture

    shalom. fred. salaam. paix.

    on this rainy friday afternoon i’m hanging out in a cafe, sipping a mocha latte, and thinking about peace. did you know that today is the international day of peace? yep. it is. after…

    21 Sep 2012
  • europe ireland travel

    time to fly.

    oh yeah. in the morning we’re hopping a plane to… ireland! i have three favorite things that i love to do. in a perfect world, i get to do all three at the same time.…

    29 Aug 2012
  • culture meditation

    belovelive: the playlist!

    well, you guys really stepped it up. the other day i asked for some of your favorite music; and today, thanks to all of your suggestions, is the premiere of the belovelive playlist! it…

    16 Aug 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

    i’m busy. hoping to get rich.

    my entire bedroom has an orange-pink glow to it as the sun sets. it’s warm & calming. i’m under the covers, computer’s on my lap, and the cat is trying to figure out where…

    3 Jul 2012
  • culture

    day 6: you.

    “Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly…

    7 May 2012
  • culture lbgtqai+ north carolina

    things i love.

    if you know me, then you know that there are a few things that i truly love… i love my wife. so, so much. she is my everything. i love the united methodist church…

    25 Apr 2012
  • be

    do your thing. be you.

    good tuesday morning, everyone! as i get back down to business (after some hours off yesterday), i wanted to share with you a quote that i stumbled upon. i love it. it speaks truth.…

    24 Apr 2012
  • create + inspire

    the blog world & an award!

    i love the blogging world. and when i’m away, i miss it terribly. it’s true. i miss all of you. you, who read my blog, whether i know you or not. whether you comment…

    30 Jan 2012
  • time for bed…

    and time for a cute picture of an adorable cat sleeping… goodnight, world. wishing you comfort & rest, tonight and always. peace.…

    11 Nov 2011
  • culture

    everyday is a day for equality.

    today is national coming out day in the states. what exactly is that? well, to begin with, it’s a celebration & remembrance of the anniversary of the March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights…

    11 Oct 2011