February is soon ending, and that is like the best thing. Not a fan of February. March comes with more promise of spring and warmth and the birthday of my first born. She turns 11 this year! A real tweenie. Can´t believe it, but at the same time I can, because I feel older. Since this chronic disease took me down three weeks ago, I … Continue reading Self care and books
Today was the first day that I could take a walk in over a week. It was 5 degrees warm and a bit of sun. The rest of this new year has been cold. Like Sylvia says; I don´t love this. I have always had more difficulties with winter darkness and the cold than any other season here in the north. But now it has … Continue reading Winter, I don´t love you
I just want to keep sitting in sun chairs Using no other shoes than Birkenstock Forgetting to put sun screen and feel my skin burn a bit Chase mosquitoes in the night and flies in the day Keep walking in the woods and picking blueberries as snacks I want to keep forgetting what day it is or what time, week or month I want to … Continue reading Poem to summer
Since spring/summer (very short spring, early and warm summer) came this year I have been craving nature. Don’t know why, because I am not known as a person that spends alot of her free time chasing time in the forest, but this year seeing green trees and breathing air smelling of mudd and moss have been on my agenda most of the time. Like a … Continue reading Into the woods
Well, this is about to be a reminder for myself. And some tips on where to find good yoga for thoose who are interested to try it out. I do need to remember to do my yoga though. Every day. I have had both a good and bad week last week. Good since I got to go to a wedding on the countryside and meet … Continue reading Just keep doing yoga
Hi. Again. Do not know what time this is for me. To start a new blog. It´s not new this time in any way though, new in the way that it will be about something new, it will be about the same as all the other ones where, about me, the family and our life. What it means right now is parenting, juggling a new … Continue reading Here we go again.
I read that lavender was going to be good to try to chase the mosquitoes since they don´t like the smell of it. I planted bushes around the house and then took some inside on the tables to make them not like being there either. //Jenny Continue reading Trying to beat the mosquitoes
After a way too long break I am back at the gym and in my fitness mode again. The beginning of 2016 was a bit rough on me and life in general but have a good feeling for the next quarter. We love life here in Zambia and have adjusted and gotten used to most of it. Mayani is working on site three weeks at … Continue reading Back in the gym again!
It has been long now since I reported from our life here in Zambia. It it not because nothing has happened, more that a lot is happening. Mayani started working at ELTEL in the beginning of September and since that day time has been moving like Mosi-o-tunya in rain season. He has long days since trafic takes almost an hour or more sometimes and he … Continue reading Thoughts about moving far, far away
We feel like we are in the middle of a very long finish line afer a very long run. Just wondering if the race will be finishing after the next corner, with other words, we are tired. Tired of winter, tired of waiting and me I am tired of head aches. Working, being a good parent and planning a move is not the easiest thing … Continue reading The Changala train moves on