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Lana in Sweden


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Travel, crafting, restaurants, everyday life...my blog is about experiencing life in Sweden as a mom, as an artist, as a person who is new to the Swedish culture. Everyday is an adventure and an opportunity to learn something new about others (and about yourself). Sometimes laughing (so I don't cry) I share the joys of what makes living the expat life so incomparable with any other way of living.
http://lanainsweden.wordpress.com/
Blog language: English
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lanakwimmer

US American US American expat living in Sweden

  • Gender: Female
  • Birthday: 11-06-72
  • Move: Usa  Sweden
  • Interest: writing, knitting, art, music, food, travel, museums, cooking
  • About me: I'm an artist and writer, living abroad with my US Diplomat husband and 4 kids. We've lived in Greece, Austria, The Netherlands, San Francisco, LA and now Stockholm, Sweden. I love experiencing new cultures, places and people. Sharing my perspective with others helps me see the world isn't such a big place after all. There's so much we have in common, but what makes us different is also what makes us endearing. As I travel the globe, my viewpoint expands, my recipe folder grows and my heart enlarges. I don't know who I'd be without all the people I've met along the way, teaching me about life and broadening my views. It's not easy packing up a family household every couple of years, but it's worth it when you consider that what we've gained is so much greater than anything we've lost.
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Latest posts Latest posts

  •  Making Stock: A Recipe For Life
    ?Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.?  ~Epicurus I get overly ambitious and buy too many vegetables, thinking ?I?m going to juice something,? and then I remember?I?ll have to clean the juicer. (What&#...
    Mon, 14 Apr 2014 06:38:53
  •  Finding the Balance
     ?Life has many ways of testing a person?s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once.? ? Paulo Coelho Balance in life is what I strive for, but struggle to attain. Sometimes I get close to just the right mix of work and play (those days feel great), but ...
    Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:32:54
  •  Children?s Art: more important than ever
    “I forgot to get the pictures I painted,” says my 5-year old Maggie, leaving me to wait at the preschool pick-up as she races back inside the building. My eyes scan the parking lot now filling up with cars. I glance at my watch. Another few minutes and it will be packed with moms and dad...
    Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:16:24
  •  DON?T SNOWPLOW THE SLOPES OF LIFE:Memoirs of a Five-Year Old in Ski School
    It was the first day of ski school and I watched from a distance as my 5-year old daughter, Maggie, lined up with the other girls and boys her age, wearing skis (some for the first time). From my bird’s-eye view on a sunny balcony, the training hill appeared as an island of manmade snow surrou...
    Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:53:51
  •  On Top of Germany: The Zugspitze
    If you read my last post, about Memory, you?ll appreciate what I?m about to share next…about making memories. In the book, ?Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering,? Josh Foer (the 2006 USA Memory Champion), relates the extraordinary story of Michel Siffre, a French chron...
    Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:30:10

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