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  • Get your sweet scream on.

    Get your sweet scream on.
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    Either we all scream for ice cream [Monday nights] or we all scream for…the sweet freedom of yelling at the top of your lungs out your bedroom window [Tuesday nights]? Welcome to Lappis, and perhaps the best […]
    Posted October 10, 2012.
  • Slip-up.

    Slip-up.
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    Homework shifted to the left, and sketchpad took over. What can I say: it happens.
    Posted September 27, 2012.
  • Gröna Lund

    Gröna Lund
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    As I mentioned in my previous post, I spontaneously met a Russian girl at a photography museum this past Friday, where we exchanged numbers and committed to meeting again the next day. So I rolled into Stockholm’s […]
    Posted September 25, 2012.
  • The typical atypical day.

    The typical atypical day.
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    Consistent communication has never been my forte. After a message from my father and a “Where the hell are you, girl?!” thrown at me once or twice, I received a clear statement that I have to live up to this blog […]
    Posted September 23, 2012.
  • Returned.

    Returned.
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    Before leaving for Swedish Lappland (northern, northern Sweden), my excitement level looked like this: On the left, the worst serious “selfie” shot known to mankind…rectified by the best timing of a ‘jump for joy’ ever taken solo (right). Somehow, I was able to transition those nearly uncontrollable nerves of anticipation to a liberated calm…[Read more]
    Posted September 11, 2012.
  • On the most inappropriate use of the word "café" in a venue name...ever.

    On the most inappropriate use of the word "café" in a venue name...ever.
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    It’s very clear that Swedes love their coffee, but seriously damer och herrar (“ladies and gentlemen”)…are you entranced enough by your obsession to start naming everything “café”? Tell me if this looks like a café to you: That’s what I thought. This is Café Opera, the most prestigious club in Stockholm. Though very Swedish indeed, I can say [...]
    Posted September 07, 2012.
  • Afternoon newsflash:::

    Afternoon newsflash:::
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    Recounts of my visit to the island Grinda and last night’s outing to Stockholm’s most prestigious club are still in the works, but I have an important, very abrupt piece of news to share first: I am going to Lapland. Tomorrow. Near Kebnekaise mountain station outside of Kiruna, Lapland’s most northern city. Time is running out [...]
    Posted September 06, 2012.
  • "WHAT IN THE HELL IS THAT?! IT'S LIKE...WILDLIFE!"

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    —-a Swedish friend by the name of Jonathon upon seeing my blue OGE Nalgene bottle for the first time (meaning to say, people only use 1L bottles when going camping or trekking to see wildlife. I told him he should come to Vermont.)    
    Posted September 04, 2012.
  • FIRSTS: sun, class, & academic fika

    FIRSTS: sun, class, & academic fika
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    Since I arrived in Sweden last week, the skies have been rather blank and grey and promising wetness–and delivering it, too. Cold rain tampered with my morning runs and overall motivation to strap on a backpack and wander the city. Today I awoke to the first real sweet blue Swedish sky I’ve seen yet, and with [...]
    Posted September 04, 2012.
  • Affirmative.

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    “I do not believe it is possible to be bored in this life. There is only the possibility of being unshared. Unspoken.”
    Posted September 03, 2012.
  • Houston, we're entering the blogosphere...

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    …do you copy? Watch closely, because this blog just might burn up and come crashing down in fragments. The potential has never been greater. In the past, I have judgmentally shunned other college students who have created blogs to celebrate their oh-so-important foreign experiences. “It should be more personal than that,” I might say, or, [...]
    Posted September 03, 2012.