Monthly Archives: April 2011

April flowers

Daffodils have been everywhere this month — they seem to be the Easter (Påsk) flower of choice, and the stands on the street sold them for 10 SEK for a bundle of 10, clipped and closed, with green-yellow heads that … Continue reading

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Shave and a Haircut

I just shaved Matt’s head. Nerve-wracked at first, I took scissors to his long hair to get it to a manageable length. Then, after I got the razor in my hands, I started really enjoying shaving his head — I … Continue reading

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Soundscapes

Matt says I never put interesting links in my blog, so here’s one: I stumbled across it after my friend RLB sent me a link to Evelyn Glennie‘s TED talk. She’s an amazing percussionist who happens to be deaf (though … Continue reading

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The process, in retrospect

Over a week ago, we signed the papers to commit to purchasing an apartment closer to the center of Stockholm.  Neither Matt nor I got much work done that week.  And almost as soon as the week was over, I … Continue reading

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Apartment bid outcome

Matt texted me yesterday afternoon to say that he was waiting to hear back from the broker — would the other active bidder raise our final offer? More than 3.425 million kronor, and we were out of the running.  We … Continue reading

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