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Just Touched Down in Londontown…

Jaunting around all over Sweden just wasn’t enough…we jetted over to London!  Originally, we had planned to go to Paris for a week, but then, I found out that the Victoria and Albert Museum was hosting an Alexander McQueen exhibit, … Continue reading

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Stüre and Linda and Tossen! 

Tossen and his favorite toy, a pig that makes oinking noises. As if he couldn’t get any cuter…    All fluff and energy!    Everybody in unison…awwwww!!!    An elaborate doorway somewhere in Göteborg…    Sture and Tossen taking a break… … Continue reading

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Smögen Yacht Rock

We took a short car ride (maybe an hour or so) to Smögen for the day. It’s a coastal town (you can find a really idyllic tourism video online that makes it look like only blonde Swedish models inhabit the … Continue reading

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Göteborg…City of Beards and Man Buns

After a few days with Bengt in Stockholm, we drove to Göteborg, about a 5 hour trip. The Swedish countryside is quite lovely, especially in the summer. Don’t be fooled though! It is only like this in July, for a … Continue reading

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The Vasa and other bad ideas…

Ah, so the trip continues… We departed Ekjsö and headed for Stockholm, to meet Rajne’s grandpa, Bengt. He is a super fit, very active 75 year old and has a charming apartment in Rajne’s childhood neighborhood. Our first full day, … Continue reading

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Bearnaise Sauce and Bendy Straws

Whew! I haven’t had any spare time in over a week to sit down and continue my Swedish adventures. I think I left off when we departed from Mariestad for Ekjsö, to visit Rajne’s older brother, Ula, his wife, Molin, … Continue reading

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Sundries 

Howdy, y’all! I haven’t been accomplishing too much lately so this won’t be an expansive post.  I started on another baby quilt (using my fave pattern, Space Place), but haven’t finished the top yet. I love the bird fabric!  (Side … Continue reading

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