Mormor Entry #36

Swedes are allowed to go anywhere, eat in grass at the palace lawn, see parks as they wish. The new law is that the Princess who is older than her brother will be queen. We Swedes are implementing equal rights for women! Vivian Olson ~ June 17th I had similar thoughts as my Grandma while…

Mormor Entry #25

Peak morning, this sunny mile throughpeaceful wooden Sweden, sence *sense* ofa unity of my blood with all I see.I wish mom would have seen this. Itis so wonderful to think it is my heritage,this graceful serene land. Saw a deerback in the wood.~  Vivian Olson - June 15th, 1986 When I picture being back in…

Consent in the USA

I want to inspire Americans to care about reducing sexual assault, to help victims, and to change legislation with a focus on consent. I have chosen to focus on the actions of FATTA as an example of what can be done here in the USA. FATTA is a Swedish non-profit organization that fights against sexual…

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HARRY POTTER. For those of you who know me personally, you cannot be surprised by this post. One Halloween, *many moons ago, haha* I went as Hermione. Dressing as this character was easy because Hermione also had curly, bushy hair. My mom even entered me in a Hermione lookalike contest at our local bookstore. Harry…

After All Tomorrow Is Another Day

"We are at the age where we are starting to lose people." Today I met up with one of my closest friends from high school. We hadn't seen each other in months. We met at a local coffee shop, and it felt like we had never left each other. During the conversation, we spoke about…