Camping

(S and I on the way to the campsite) Over the weekend, S and I went camping with S’s family in North Carolina. While I’ve dabbled in sleeping in tents, I’ve never really been camping. I was a little nervous, but the weekend went very well. We left on Friday and came back on Sunday,…

Fit for the Season

(Wheelbarrow full of dead summer plants) (Box of seeds) As summer moves towards it’s close, S and I have had a lot to do in the garden. Summer plants had to be removed, the ground prepared, the water line fixed, and fall seeds planted. Pulling up plants is kind of strange for me. I mean,…

Fall Colors and Dates We Never Went On

S and I were long distance for our entire premarital relationship. We met in a 10-month internship in Austin, Texas. When it was over, S went back to Tennessee and I stayed in Texas. We talked on the phone a lot, but weren’t a couple. Six months after the internship ended, I moved to Sweden….

Autumn

Fall has officially arrived. Now, I know that this is blasphemy to some to you, BUT…. I’m just not that into¬†pumpkin flavored things. However, fall is my favorite time of the year. I love the air turning crisp, but not stiflingly cold (talking to you, Swedish winters). I love lit fireplaces and bonfires. I love…