Month: July 2017

stepping into the past

so this week we did some cleaning up of my grandmother’s house, it was stepping back in time. her old flowers were dry & the kitchen filled me with memories. all the Summer’s we would sit around the table eating salmon & egg every morning. it wasn’t just some regular old salmon, it was from…

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Kiruna & the Icehotel. so last weekend we went to Sweden & had a blast @ the Icehotel. we went on some rather dull hikes around Kiruna but the highlight of the trip was the dinner we ate outdoors @ a camp ground with a guide & chef. the price tag was ridiculous but the…

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sommer toget(summer train)

how is that NRK, the Norwegian broadcast service manages to grab active people to sit & watch sommer toget. it is fascinating as you see all aspects of Norway from the small villages to the bigger cities. a few years back they followed hurtigruten along the coast & it was really fun to watch. this…

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why hiking is

good for you. i just came back from a 90 minute romp in nature with my husband. it was an important trip because he was frustrated & cabin fevered & the dog needed to go out. i think being out in nature clears your head & gives you a different perspective. i have hiked my…

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nearly 600

entries. wow. how cool is that. to think i have written that much is awesome. even though my audience has been small i have not minded as i get to get better at writing through blogging. my life has changed alot in a decade. i was on the brink of homelessness when i began writing…

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here i am finally Back on a computer instead of using a phone to blog and it´s really refreshing. to see what i am writing on a regular screen instead of guessing on a small one. this past week has been really exciting-first i thought i´d lose teeth. i didn´t!! then we took a car…

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So my four months of being alone with the dog are over. It feels strange to have company sometimes. After being alone for so long. The weather is warmer & the sun doesn’t set. We drove out to Lofoten & it was beautiful but boy was it crowded. Some towns felt like a theme park…

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