June 2012

Waking Up to Summer Rain

I woke up around 10am, got dressed, and went downstairs to get the newspaper and make myself breakfast and coffee, only to find that it's pouring outside. But it's the summery kind of rain, so the ...

Coffee, Mail, and Work Hours

Good afternoon! I know I know, most people say morning, but it's past noon, so it's afternoon ^^, Yesterday I worked the late shift at the store, and I'm working the same shift again today. My gra...

Once Upon Years Ago

There was a time where I used to write to get my feelings out, and I usually wrote poetry. I have it all saved on a harddrive somewhere, but I haven't read any of it in years. I used some for my po...

Wedding Song

So I just watched the last half of the season finale of Criminal Minds - Norway isn't really far behind the US here, so I saw this episode only a month ago, but I had to watch it again today... Cri...

The Clothes You Wear on a Day Like Today

We all have those comfy clothes that we don't want people to see us in, but we absolutely cannot get rid of. I get that. Those old sweatpants... That long tanktop that actually stays down when you ...

Photo Contest

I'm participating in another photo contest! One thrown by an electronics store this time, not a blogger, and the prizes are pretty spectacular. The theme is summer snapshots, you can participate wi...

Husky Love

Huskieeeees!!! My favorite dog - so beautiful! The puppies, so tiny and snuggly; the year-olds, so energic and fast; the females, so lean and strong; and the males, so big and muscular. There's not...

Look What Flew in with the Mail Today!

Some time ago, I found a picture on weheartit.com of a flash drive that looked like an owl, and I fell completely for it. Ten days ago I found that very same owl on ebay, and today it landed in the...

I know everything you said was right and I suppose everything is here forever till it goes...

So I was sitting here and looking through some old pictures... Mainly from my exchange year in America, starting with the language and culture camp at Norwich University in Northfolk, Vermont and a...

Pour Me a Heavy Dose of Atmosphere

♫ The stars lean down to kiss youAnd I lie awake and miss youPour me a heavy dose of atmosphereCause I'll doze off safe and soundlyBut I'll miss your arms around meI'll watch the night turn l...

The Girl on Fire and The Boy with the Bread

Don't you just hate it when you read a book and you have this perfect image of the characters in your head? Not because you imagine how the characters look, but because when you watch the movie you...

New Nail Design

Yesterday, while I was at work, I got a compliment on my cheetah nails - which I found rather strange, as my nails were broken and the polish flaking off, so I figured it was about time to do somet...

About to Write

I realize that most of my readers are recent followers, people that have found my blog within these past couple of months. Many may just read the entries I post now, but I do want to let you know t...

Workout 2/3

When I started part 2 of the 30 day shred, I shared part 1 with you. And now that I'm doing level 3 I wanted to share the 2nd part with you! This level is harder than the 1st one, naturally....

Pictures of Inspiration

My boyfriend has another picture with this text on it as his facebook cover photo... And now I have this one ^^, Save every tree as if it's the last♥ "Study what you love. You think that you...

Must be Read: Bullying

How do we explain to our children and grandchildren what bullying is? Here's how a school teacher in New York taught her students: She asked them to do the following: to take each their sheet of p...

Hunger of Various Kinds

Good evening! Yesterday night was a really sucky one. I wanted something to eat, I was really hungry, and I couldn't for the sake of my life figure out what to eat. You see, I don't like bread. If...

Teacups and Textbooks

Slooow morning. I listened to the radio for an hour from it turned on at 8am until it turned off again an hour later - that's how my alarm works... I ate breakfast while watching7th Heaven and sinc...

The Vampires Prior to Twilight

Hey! Ok, so I've watched my fair share of movies these past couple of days... I finished all Harry Potter movies in three days, and continues with a movie calledThe Little Vampire - a movie from 20...

Why I shouldn't browse on Ebay

So these past few minutes (or maybe closer to an hour) I've been spending some time just browsing things on ebay. I'd kill to have Hermione's time turner from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkab...

Cheetah Nails!

I realize most people call these leopard nails, but seeing as I never saw a leopard in Africa, only cheetahs, I decided to call my new nail art cheetah instead! I was doing them today, here's what ...

Always isn't just a word. I dare you to guess what this entry is about with no more than that line as your clue.

♥ The Norwegian Teenager

Hearts for 22/7

My mother told me about this photo submission thing, you can read all about it here, and I just thought what the heck, let's do it. You can submit as many pictures as you want, and every picture th...

All Curled Up In Bed

It's been a while since I wrote last, or at least it feels like it, although when I look at the date of my last entry that was only three-four days ago... In writing moment I'm curled up in bed ...

She ran away in her sleep, and dreamed of paradise every time she closed her eyes...

First of all, happy birthday to my mother! Today (ehm, I see it's past midnight, so yesterday, then) my mom and her mom - that being my beloved grandma - celebrated their birthdays! We went out for...

Latest Additions

Yesterday I was in the city with a friend and her younger sister, where we later met up with some other siblings of her for a street marathon (we walked...) to promote women's causes. But before th...

Meeting Tigers

On Saturday there was a NATO Tiger Air Show here in town! So I just wanted to share some pictures from the day... ♥ The Norwegian Teenager

Dear John Again

Almost one year ago, I wrote this blog entry after watching the movie Dear John, based on Nicholas Sparks' book with the same title. In that entry I wrote down Savannah's very last letter to John f...

Oh These Times Are Hard... Yeah, They're Making Us Crazy; Don't Give Up On Me Baby...

♪ So we're gonna start by drinking our cheap bottles of wineSit talking up all nightSaying things we haven't for a while, a while, yeah...We're smiling but we're close to tearsEven after all ...

Took a Ride to the End of the Line Where No One Ever Goes...

This was the song playing both in my head and on my iPod as my photoclass headed towards what might be considered the end of the world: Loita Hills and Plains. In two land cruisers and with two peo...

Karibu, Kibera!

Kibera is the 2nd largest slum, exceeded only by Soweto in South Africa. I got the privilige to be there twice, once with the class and once with two other students plus the pastor who runs Nuru. O...

A Different Kind of Service

Continuing my "picture sprinkle" from Africa: Here are some photos from the church in Thogoto, where Nuru is. Church services in Africa are quite different from the ones in Norway - we are used to ...

Children of Kenya

Hola, everybody! Today I've vaccumed, worked out, and written a kick-ass article about four days of our north trip (which was more west than north, really) when we were in Kenya. Then I wrote a lis...
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