Killers of Chicago Ghost Tour Part 1

Hey y'all! I took another exciting trip over this past weekend to Chicago. I have always had a fascination with the paranormal, and I love attending paranormal events, so when I saw an event on Facebook advertising a ghost tour - I had to go! Plus, I only live about 5 hours from Chicago. The…

Sweden #2

  Wanting to visit Sweden? Uh, yes. Here's my second post detailing my itinerary. Day 39:00am Nobel Museum Tour2:00pm Visit the Vasa Museum Rise and shine! Today's agenda includes the Nobel Museum Tour as well as the Vasa Museum. Starting off with breakfast, I'm thankful for the Zinkensdamm hostel. The breakfast was amazing. To save…

Mormor Entry #34

Hey y'all! Here's another snippet from my Grandmother's diary that she kept while in Sweden. I found this entry on a page titled "comparisons" "Comparison:In those days people feared thingslike lion's faces. We fear things inthe shape of mushroom clouds -- nuclearbombs." ~ June 1986 IIn this entry, she's referencing the Vasa ship. *Swedish warship…

Sweden #1

Traveling to Sweden was such a fantastic experience. I departed from Des Moines, IA, and traveled to Stockholm and Oskarshamn.  I went with a group of classmates from Iowa State University to study abroad at KTH and Stockholm University. ItineraryDay OneDeparted Des Moines Airport Day TwoArrived at Arlanda Airport in StockholmChecked in to Zinkensdamm hostel~1:00pm…

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…