Monthly Archives: May 2011

Window views over the weekend

I think last weekend started on Friday — my colleagues put on a fika that, instead of the traditional kanelbullar, consisted of cheese, crackers, thin Swedish ginger cookies (pepperkackor), tomatoes and wine. Yum.  An excellent start to the weekend (well, … Continue reading

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Home alone

After my return from Milan, I spent a few days home alone, as Matt went on to his next meeting. At first, I was so tired post-meeting-travel that I was pretty happy to zone out solo.  But by the end … Continue reading

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Home again, finally

While the plane crossed the Archipelago on my way back from Milan on Saturday, I felt for the first time that I was coming home to Stockholm. I noticed this with relief as the plane descended over the islands. The … Continue reading

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Food, fashion in a flurry

Matt and I were in Milan last week; first post is here. Italian food and fashion:  what more could a traveler want?  And Milan is the place! I took a few hours one afternoon during the meeting to wander Milan … Continue reading

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A few moments in Milan

Matt and I went to a conference last week in Milan, which meant most of our time was spent in the Fieramilano conference center, our hotel, or the neighborhood nearby.  But I did manage to sneak out into the outer … Continue reading

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Detours

On my way back from a meeting this morning, I walked down the street I always take from the Medborgarplatsen T-bana station to get to my office.  But today, massive construction blocked my way (a crew was resurfacing the road, … Continue reading

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More wanderings, and a departure

I miss my mom. As she got in the taxi this morning and pulled away, I felt so sad.  It was so nice to have her here, and not just because of all the fun things we did — and … Continue reading

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