David, depression, memories, Movies / TV / Netflix, relationships, Timmy, Uncategorized, Wyatt

Glad You Didn’t Die, I Guess

**Fair warning, it's a swearing kinda day** 51 weeks ago, exactly, I wrote about Valentines Day Vs St Patrick's day as a half assed effort to refocus myself from the Lenten/St Patrick's season that I usually become depressed in. This year, however, Valentines day legit starts the actual season of Lent. Ash Wednesday and St… Continue reading Glad You Didn’t Die, I Guess

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Best Friends, books, Fiction, memoir, memories, Movies / TV / Netflix, nostalgia, Posts With Off Site Links, svea, teenage years, Uncategorized, youth

Merry Christmas Karl-Bertil

Ever wonder about who or what may have influenced your point of view/ideologies without you realizing it? Ever come across a piece of music or a video clip as an adult that you used to listen to/watch as a child - the themes likely going over your head at the time, but now, as an… Continue reading Merry Christmas Karl-Bertil

Husband, kids, Movies / TV / Netflix, relationships, teenage years, Uncategorized

Danish Hygge Vs Swedish Mysa

It’s become popular in the English-speaking world to reference the Danish word “Hygge,” a somewhat untranslatable word as far as we English speakers go – a word that does not have a direct single word translation in our language. A mystery, perhaps, why we never thought to have our own word for such an activity,… Continue reading Danish Hygge Vs Swedish Mysa

memories, Movies / TV / Netflix, nostalgia, Posts With Off Site Links, teenage years, Uncategorized, youth

Throwback Thursday: Remembering the ’90s

So I came across this post by The Emma Edit today... and I thought "Hey, it's a Thursday... and, MAN, do I love the '90s..." SO, here I am to answer the same questions from her part one and two on this topic. I know you're excited. You're hiding it well... but I can tell.… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Remembering the ’90s

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Let Me Entertain You

Last time I mentioned once again my dream part (Rizzo in Grease) and alluded to my love of Broadway again as well. As such I decided today I will talk about some other favorite parts of mine I would love to have done or maybe... One day do... Really I'll be talking about specific musical… Continue reading Let Me Entertain You

Best Friends, memories, nostalgia, svea, Uncategorized

‘Golden Age of Movies’ or Emma’s fave films over the years

OH GOSH You guys! This turned out super long... apologies...  I'd split it into two posts... but... eh... LOL (Also - Warning, some explicit conversation towards the end of this piece.)...  The other night, my husband brought me home a three disc set of classic musicals - it included West Side Story, Fiddler on the… Continue reading ‘Golden Age of Movies’ or Emma’s fave films over the years

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As Betty would say: “My People Are Nordic.”

The thing about the new Facebook trend of posting pictures of three characters that represent you is that how the fuck can I choose? This is actually one FB trend that interests me and I might actually care to join in on... I rarely do the trending things on my FB... I have a 'not gonna… Continue reading As Betty would say: “My People Are Nordic.”

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

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Darwin trip – part 2

Okay, so here's the summary of what else Dan and I got up to in Darwin. In no particular order: we saw two more movies - Spectre and Mockingjay part 2... I made him go to the opening midnight showing of that 😉 I learned how to drive an ambulance and then the next day… Continue reading Darwin trip – part 2