Best Friends, Husband, Maja, nostalgia, Scandinavia, svea, Uncategorized

Revisiting Sandhamn

Over the weekend of July 13-15, I FINALLY got to go back to my happy place - Sandhamn. Really the island itself is called Sandö, Sandhamn is the main harbor area on one side... But I digress. This time, instead of just me an Svea, we had a full house! Hubs and I met an… Continue reading Revisiting Sandhamn

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Best Friends, Husband, Maja, memories, svea, travel, Uncategorized

Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

I stated at one point, in a very privileged manner, on my 'About Emma' page that "My blog contains some entries that have to do with my travels – but not much. This is not a travel blog. It’s probably because I have had my own fair share of travel, and though there are still… Continue reading Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Best Friends, Maja, svea, Uncategorized

The feels… They hurt: Stockholm

I have a note to myself that indicates I should remember that I wanted to write about that time a car came through a window of an establishment, narrowly missing me - as my next blog post returning from Reblogging Rae for the past two weeks. Instead, it seems crass at the moment to write… Continue reading The feels… They hurt: Stockholm

Best Friends, Best of, Maja, memories, nostalgia, Uncategorized

Reblogging Emma: Maja Memory #1

Post # 8 from my recycled series - This one is from May 2015, new pictures added 🙂 Booop Booop Booop – that’s my poor rendition of the skype ring tone – …Booop. Oh My God, Maja’s calling! “Hush up!” I say to the kids. Maja and I had been playing Skype tag for almost… Continue reading Reblogging Emma: Maja Memory #1

Best Friends, Best of, Maja, memories, Uncategorized

Reblogging Emma: Word F**kery

Post #2 for my recycling of my content series. This one is from June 2015... It contains some additional content. I don’t know if it’s the insomnia I’ve had over the past few days, or simply the fact that I’ve been looking at and listening to other languages a lot this weekend. I have been… Continue reading Reblogging Emma: Word F**kery

Best Friends, Dane, Justin, Maja, memories, nostalgia, Uncategorized, youth

The Grand Scheme of Things

In a few weeks I turn 34. Logically I know that is not all that old.... But maybe it's Karma because I called Justin "old" when he turned 34 yesterday - same as Dane when he turned 34 in October. But now... Siiiiggghhh... I'm starting to feel old myself. Really, it's not so much a… Continue reading The Grand Scheme of Things

Maja, memories, nostalgia, Uncategorized, youth

Drunk at the Embassy

I had a particular topic on mind that I wanted to discuss with you, but I realized I already laid my feelings out bare about it back in August so I thought perhaps I best write something else today so I don't tend to sound like a broken record. I do just want to say… Continue reading Drunk at the Embassy

Adventures in Dating, Maja, memories, Uncategorized

When one has a boyfriend…

Oh my goodness you guys, I completely forgot about something. I was going back through old messages between myself and Maja trying to find some particulars we discussed about a memory I was planning to write for you today (still will do if I am able to construct it in time) and I came across… Continue reading When one has a boyfriend…

Best Friends, Maja, Uncategorized

Touché, Bitch

Maja called me the devil the other day. I wasn't even being particularly naughty this time... Okay, well... Maybe I was... to a degree. I was telling her about a guy that has quickly become my new crush. She stated that she used to believe that she was the one in our group that was… Continue reading Touché, Bitch

Justin, Maja, relationships, Uncategorized

Emotional Response

Last night I submitted a post to be a guest writer on another blog, and in the meantime I wanted some feedback while I wait for it to be published. I suppose that it's a bit backward and I should have looked for feedback before submitting it, but oh well. I was telling Maja about… Continue reading Emotional Response

Best Friends, Best of, Dane, David, Maja, relationships, svea, Uncategorized

Well, Hello Sailor

The problem with asking your best friends for ideas for your blog is that they will invariably bring up that they still laugh when you write BJJ - for it's resemblance to the acronym "BJ" - and then suggest that that you write something vulgar. Well, that's my best friends for you anyway. So, no,… Continue reading Well, Hello Sailor

Maja, Uncategorized

Pippi o Bamse; Teaching my Children Swedish

Ok, it's time to get serious. I have always said I would teach my children Swedish from a young age. At least passable elementary Swedish and then when they get older they would hopefully decide to continue their studies in it. I have not taken it very seriously - by that I mean I have… Continue reading Pippi o Bamse; Teaching my Children Swedish

Best Friends, Dan, Maja, memories, nostalgia, relationships, Uncategorized

F*ck me, I’d be lying

The day was chilly, but hardly cold. At least not in the sense that we had to wear actual jackets - but it's all relative, I guess. Swedish autumn warranted our turtle neck sweaters; mine being the rusty orange one I had bought in Copenhagen, and Maja's was striped with blues and browns. As always,… Continue reading F*ck me, I’d be lying

Maja, memoir, memories, relationships, Uncategorized

I Don’t Know! I Was Pissed At You!

Maja is the only person I have actually threatened with a blog post, and actually followed through with it... I often say to my friends "Don't make me write a blog post about you!" or "This is SO going on my blog!" ...But usually, it's an empty threat; an attempt at humour, except when it… Continue reading I Don’t Know! I Was Pissed At You!

Best Friends, Maja, memories, teenage years, Uncategorized, youth

A Disappointing Revelation ft. MAJA ;)

Maja and I had a good chat last night – talking about a range of things for nearly two hours, so I can’t relay the whole conversation. At least, not all together at the moment, haha. But one thing we talked about reminded me of some events during High School I thought I’d tell you… Continue reading A Disappointing Revelation ft. MAJA 😉

Best Friends, Maja, memoir, memories, nostalgia, Uncategorized

Maja, älskling

I was certain I was going to take a break from blogging for a few days at least... Maybe a week... I've written quite a lot recently, and I don't want to burn out and write non-quality stuff... and to be honest, I'm not entirely pleased with my last post... meh. Could have been better.… Continue reading Maja, älskling

Best of, David, Maja, memoir, memories, relationships, Uncategorized, Wyatt

Fuckin’ A, Man… Fuckin’ A

**Liberal use of explicit language** I just watched Fear for the first time in... oh, I dunno... at least a decade, maybe more like 15 years. I messaged Maja several times during the movie - "Fuckin' A" coming from my keyboard more than once. So many fucking similarities to my relationship with Wyatt. A bit… Continue reading Fuckin’ A, Man… Fuckin’ A

Maja, memories, nostalgia, relationships, Uncategorized, Wyatt

Fear

I was talking to Maja about old movies tonight. I mentioned an '80s movie I watched after a long time last night - and how horrified I was at one part. I always expect '80s movies to get away with so much more than movies do today, yet this one part just... no. I'll write… Continue reading Fear

Best Friends, Dane, Maja, memories, svea, Uncategorized

A really small gang

I mentioned Dane in passing during a conversation last night. I was discussing about what an ass I can be to my friends – in love… I’m an ass that acts out out of love… Haha. If I flick my middle finger at you, or call you dumb or any other derogatory term to your… Continue reading A really small gang

Adventures in Dating, Best Friends, Dan, Dane, David, Husband, Maja, relationships, svea, Uncategorized

Movie of our life

So, over the weekend I found out some information about my life, my family, etc that was a bit of a shock if I'm honest. Of course my first instinct was "OH MY GOD - I HAVE TO WRITE THIS ON MY BLOG." But of course, I knew I'd have to restrain myself from that.… Continue reading Movie of our life