Tag Archives: Sweden

Say my name, say my name

Having just hit the four-year mark of living “far, far away,” I’ve been wrestling with my American-ness lately. Not in terms of politics or current affairs, just generally about where my American identity appears on the Venn diagram of me. … Continue reading

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Recombobulating

Last spring I shared details about the epic adventure my family and I were making as we moved ourselves and our 61 boxes of prized possessions across the Atlantic Ocean to Sweden. At the time, I noted how the journey … Continue reading

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Greetings from the other side

“I sing the body electric, I celebrate the me yet to come, a toast to my own reunion…”                      –Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford Oh, to be a stranger in a strange land. … Continue reading

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Leaving the safe harbor

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your … Continue reading

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