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59 North
Travel writer from Cincinnati, Ohio now living in Stockholm, Sweden and exploring the world with an Aussie husband. Going Viking is my in progress memoir.
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  • That wondrous Scandinavian summer light 4 days ago   Even after living in Sweden for a decade, I’m still filled with wonder by the long days of summer light. Sunshine wakes me up somewhere around 3.30 to 4 am these days. I go back to sleep, then wake up with a start, worried that since the sun is so very bright in my bedroom, I must be late for...
  • Putting down roots 1 week ago     Last weekend, we bought all sorts of flowers, tomatoes, lettuce, basil, cucumber, chili pepper, capsicum, mint, chives, strawberries and planted them in containers on our balcony. This weekend, we bought an IKEA table and chairs for the space. Then Robert spent hours assembling all the...
  • Jelly fish stings and other holiday souvenirs from Australia 2 weeks ago       After a holiday, it’s easy to say I wish I had more time–More time with family, relaxing, sightseeing, shopping, enjoying peace and quiet, hanging out in nature (check all that apply). While it just wasn’t long enough, and I definitely wish we had a bit more time, this trip to...
  • Eating out in Sydney: What I always have to have 2 weeks ago       There’s a definite pattern as to what I love to eat in Australia: Asian food. Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, and that Asian fusion combination that’s done so well in this part of the world. I am up for it all. On this trip, we tried some new places in Sydney and went back to some old...
  • Photos from Australia: Paradise found 2 weeks ago     I’ve been back from Australia for a few weeks now and caught up in the busy-ness of working, seeing friends, exercising, cooking, shopping and all the other everyday life things. It’s all been good. But I’ve missed writing here. So I thought I would start with the Barrier Reef and share...

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