Shoulders up by my ears Freezing wind, forcing tears A jacket too cold Stockings too thin Autumn begging to begin Kisses from him Comforts me in the whirlwind of endings; beginnings losses; winnings Every winter I flee to a land with endless green leaves Yet I remain for here are my kin keeping me warmContinue reading “Stockings too thin”
Summer flies to foreign countries the spirits of autumn settle in People, kissed by a healing wind waiting for the harsh winter to begin as the sun enters hibernation Swedes work on their winter accusations but in their minds live warm memories of Summer fragments that will keep them together
I’m going to be that Swede now, nagging about the weather. BUT JEEEZ?! I don’t think the sun rose today, it’s been raining continuously since 8AM, it’s dark outside and it’s 3.35pm, remind me again of why I live here? My week has been absurdly calm. My partner in crime is ill so we haven’tContinue reading “Running our own bizniz”
I’m physically exhausted. Yesterday I ran like a maniac, 3 km fast warm-up, then doing 8x400m á 1.30min (fast for me because I’m out of shape, the WR is 47.60 seconds so there’s that comparison for you), then wrapped it up with 2km jogging. Today Sonja and I went boxing and now I’m laying here withContinue reading “Brace yourselves…”
I guess I could write something melodramatic, with a touch of poetry, about how beautiful this afternoon was and how the crisp colors of nature made fireworks in my mind. BUT, instead I’ll let you see for yourself.
We celebrated mini-christmas in Jämtland – my paradise on earth. On our way back home we witnessed an otherworldly phenomenon: a halo. My father was clever enough to realize the strange rainbow in -17 degrees would become a halo and I was stubborn enough to force him to come to a stop. Two of the other photos areContinue reading “Winter Magic- We Saw a Halo”
“Maybe” I told him “- it’s midwinter now, hopefully the frosty glitter on the freezing trees will last until January.” “Have you seen the way it sparkles at night? How the glitter plays in the light from the lampposts?” He did not answer. “Hello?” “Yes, yes I have seen it, a long time ago.” “ButContinue reading “Shimmery shining doom”