Last year I did a New Years wish /resolution about entering a new year with a new outlook. Seeing things in new ways, and trying new things. This year I want to focus on opening up and internalizing that as peace and acceptance. Open your mind a little wider, so you can think a little … Continue reading New Years Resolutions 2018
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D.Vance Published:June 28th 2016 by Harper Genre: Nonfiction, biography, memoir, political Pages: 272 This one crept up on me. Just when I had it pegged for a decent rags to riches, coming of age, type memoir, it went and changed into so much more for me. “Some people may conclude that I … Continue reading Review – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D.Vance
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Every year we choose a Christmas theme for the house, presents and Holiday card. This year the theme is "Reindeer" and the tones are earthy and calm. I love the warmth of the theme and how it fits in with any type of interior or color scheme you have in your home. I try to add a … Continue reading Christmas theme 2017
Diwali is a celebration observed by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and means “series of lights”. It’s a beautiful representation of light over darkness, and how Hindu faith believes that good will always triumph over evil. People decorate everywhere with lights and candles and fireworks light the sky as Diwali coincides with Hindu New Year. The … Continue reading Diwali – Festival of Lights
We all know what this means by now. It’s on all media, my facebook wall is covered, my twitter feed, my instagram, the newspapers and on the news. But this is not news, we all knew it, we’ve just grown a little numb to it. And who wouldn’t? When you’ve felt harassed, assaulted, exploited and/or … Continue reading Me, too
I’ve learned to keep my cool in the event of releases in the states as it rarely arrives in Norway on the same day. But to my surprise, the bookstore down the street and around the corner had copies! I first came to know John Green when the son of a family friend posted on … Continue reading Turtles all the way down
Eat Darling Eat is a wonderful site that displays women from all over the world through a story of family and food. Food is a basic human need, which is the root of all stories, and still we experience this need in different ways through different cultures and experiences. This is my story. I’ve always … Continue reading Eat, Darling, Eat
This year the question being passed around is "What does PRIDE mean to you?" Pride means different things to different people, and that's ok. That's the beauty of pride, its all inclusive and there are no rules. Pride parade is the best day of the year to me. Some people prefer Christmas, or Halloween, their … Continue reading What does PRIDE mean to you?
For easter we set out on a cabin trip hoping to take long hikes in the forests bordering on Sweden and Norway. We arrived thursday afternoon, went across the border to buy supplies and as we came back it started to snow. Nobody had expected this snowfall mid-april and as we were lacking the proper … Continue reading The last snow