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Edinburgh, Scotland : Part One

The best part about living here is how easy it is to get away. Matt was a Marine, who worked for/with/on the President’s helicopters. He travelled, for 5 years, wherever the President went. This made my wanderlustful heart insanely jealous – which is a terribly ugly trait in a girlfriend. I’ve always wanted to forgo […]

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Mini-Vaca

Combine this: with this: And Matt and Katie have their first beach vacation planned! To the Mediterranean no less. Holy Cow. Spain has been on Matt’s radar since forever, and I recently read about Costa Brava and fell in love with the idea, so on a whim I searched Ryanair, found tickets for the price of […]

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Last Week of May

The past week has been a big one. I guess I’ll start back at last Friday, to round out a whole 7 days. Highlights included homemade chocolate balls (Sweden! Why are you hiding these?! I’m almost willing to hold it against you but I wont because they are so.good.), and fresh lilacs. Where the hell […]

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Sweet Buns

Today, I just didn’t want to work on school. Sorry, I needed a break. I spend these days worrying over my thesis project, worrying over it already being distributed not by me, but by other people finding it in its baby stage and tweeting it out, and worrying about if anyone is going to care […]

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Residency In Sweden

When moving to Sweden, we had to apply for residency. This post is certainly not a “how-to” or anything official, it’s simply our experience. It’s easier when you move to Sweden with a great job already lined up. It’s even easier when said job is with a big company, like Saab. It’s even easier when you already […]