Tag Archive: Purposeful living

Click. Suddenly you have clicked yourself in the head.

Here in Norway it is still Christmas. Middle Christmas, we call it. That is the time between Christmas day and New Year’s Eve. During Middle Christmas we mostly go to people’s houses and eat, or people come to our house and eat. The exception is when we go for the... Read More

December 30, 2011 7 Comments

How to travel in China

Recently I went to China. It is a place I have always wanted to visit. My time in the country was too short and I intend to go back to explore more. But I thought you may want to read some about my days there through some of the signs... Read More

December 2, 2011 8 Comments

Living the low-carb life

You got to wonder about the world we live in. There are 7 billion of us now, and I know only a few. Many of us think we are living in the center of the world and spend most of our time thinking about, worrying about, and figuring out how... Read More

November 8, 2011 3 Comments

Here and now

This will be my shortest blog yet. But it says something that challenged me enough today. I hope it will challenge you too: “Do not look back. And do not dream about the future, either. It will neither give you back the past, nor satisfy your other daydreams. Your duty,... Read More

November 1, 2011 1 Comment

Who has heard of Min Ko Naing?

It’s been the boringest of boring days. The day when I had to spend hours and hours doing receipts, reimbursements, bill paying, answering boring emails, eating boring food. I had to stand in boring lines at the post office and listened to boring music on the radio. Imagine how boring... Read More

October 18, 2011 Leave your thoughts

Born to run?

Today I had a great run. It was a perfect fall day, cool, sunny, yellow leaves in the forest, the smell of rotting vegetation. I had new shoes, a very green jacket, my tights and an orange head band. No chance I would be mistaken for a moose. The ground... Read More

October 15, 2011 6 Comments

Time without any purpose

Kristin had two friends over today. They played all day. Some of their playing left messes in my house. They had made something that resembled cookies in my kitchen, and there are chocolate stains on the frying pan and on the fish sauce bottle. When the day ended for Kristin... Read More

June 13, 2011 2 Comments

When is cool cool and when is it not?

I have teenagers. I am the mother of two teenagers. Who would have ever thought that would happen? Well, I guess it is inevitable when you become a mom. Babies eventually turn into teens. I love my two teenagers and all the stuff they teach me. How to do my... Read More

May 18, 2011 1 Comment