Al Ain

This past week… Has been an array of emotions. It’s been stressful and a struggle, but there has been plenty of happy moments. Well, there is a balance in there somewhere… Still, there’s a lot I should have done so the ever-present feeling of inadequacy says hi! I’ve felt happy and proud for my friends.Read more


Iitti Lake Sunset

Here in Finland Vappu – the first of May – marks the end of winter and the transition to the warm season. The summer here is short, and everyone literally spends the following months outside if the weather is warm and sunny. It’s as if we’re all loading our batteries in the sun for theRead more


Helsinki Architecture

Hi and happy Sunday! It’s been amazing waking up to blue skies almost every morning this week. The days here in Helsinki are already almost 15 hours long! The sun will rise before 6 am, and if doesn’t set until almost 9 pm. I walked around my favorite area yesterday, taking pictures of the incredibleRead more


I love reading other people’s posts on weekly or monthly favorites. This inspired me to start my own weekly wrap-up as well. I will be featuring random weekly favorites and thoughts every Sunday. The pictures are from my parent’s house. I was visiting this week and wanted to take the opportunity photograph the beautiful oldRead more