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Grief didn’t swallow me

Even when you expect it in some way, having to say goodbye always comes as a shock. Suddenly any later, any plans or dreams get canceled and although I couldn't imagine a life without any of them, the world kept turning. The snow would fall...

Wednesday Wanderings (17)

Under a blue sky, the water levels are rising everywhere around us. Snow and ice from a long and cold winter melts into creeks and rivers, all the way back to the lakes. We keep a close watch on the lake as ducks can now swim...

Wednesday Wanderings (16)

Most of the time there is no need to travel far away to be able to get lost. It only takes some boots, a camera or a sketchbook to wander around and dissolve in the fresh air of the surroundings. And the dogs, yes, I...

Wednesday Wanderings (13)

One morning after waking up (that takes some time you know), I felt something had changed. The sun was out, the light was different and the air was suddenly softer. I moved pillows around on our kitchen floor so my dogs, and especially Ravasz the...

Wednesday Wanderings (12)

I can't move. An extremely tired dog is sleeping on my feet. And interrupting that would be a crime against cuteness.  I sit on my bed with my computer on my lap, looking back on a few incredible busy (but offline) days and working on...

Wednesday Wanderings (11)

Last week was a bit of a quiet week without much wandering around in the woods. Instead, I did everything to not get sick like Joeri (at least one person has to keep things going, right? ;-) ) and we had to keep our heads...

Wednesday Wanderings (09)

When we drive from our little village in the woods to Stockholm, it's like entering another world. Perhaps, in a way, a world that we know. A place of energy and color but also noise and impatience. When we traveled through Sweden before moving here, we...

Wednesday Wanderings (07)

After weeks without sunlight, our black and white world was suddenly an attractive explosion of the most beautiful colors. Hellow blues and oranges and hints of pink! We made some raisin bread sandwiches (delicious bread by Brödladan, the best bakery in our area- and they are...

Wednesday Wanderings (06)

What comes first, the weather or your mood? Or is it the mood that decides your interpretation of the light? Most days, foggy and dark weather makes me happy but in a very calm way. The last few days however I feel like it's time for...