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

depression, Uncategorized, youth

Ignoring the Negativity

Ignore the featured picture... Well, no... Don't ignore it - but take note that it doesn't really have much to do with this post. Except... It makes me happy. It is an Alphonse Mucha image and I don't know if I've said it before, but Mucha is my favorite artist. (Shoot! I should have kept… Continue reading Ignoring the Negativity

memories

A Happy Memory #1 – Anneke and Heather

  “It’s your turn to sit in the back, Emma.” “Only if you put the top up!” I said as I climbed into the back of Heather’s convertible. It was the middle of Swedish winter and we had made Anneke ride in the back on the way there. Heather liked to put her heat full… Continue reading A Happy Memory #1 – Anneke and Heather