Direct from a mall in Östermalm (with free wifi), here’s the wrap up of semi-final 2!
“Hallo, this is Sweden calling…” —
This gal is going to EUROVISION!
My sister asked me if I’ve spent an evening sipping red wine and listening to Blues here in Chicago. As yet, I have not managed that, but I did see the ‘blues’ a few weeks ago — before the greyness descended — up in the expansive midwestern sky.
Sometimes I forget just how beautiful San Francisco is. All you have to do is just step outside and you are rewarded.
Day Six of Radvent 2010 is all about Adventuring. Abandon your to-do list and go somewhere else. Somewhere new. Somewhere you have wanted to explore. Bring a camera and take a picture to celebrate the moment when you abandoned anxiety and insecurity, embraced imagination and opportunity, and let life unfold. The best part about living in the city of San Francisco is that so much of it is still new to me. I have been fortunate to venture out of my little five block radius (to and from BART) through our urban hikes and through meeting people who know different parts of town. Leslie has introduced me to the Mission — the joys of the Candystore Collective (16th Street) and of Honey Lavender ice cream at the amazing Bi-Rite Creamery (18th Street @ Delores). With Mary, we’re slowly but surely are tasting all the brew houses and sushi houses in town. On our days off, the American and I have taken to doing ‘urban hikes’ to explore different parts of the city, because even …