Umeå, a city in Northern Sweden, located 250 miles from the Arctic Circle, has, what I think, is a truly wonderful, unique way of saying ‘yes.’ Instead of the usual Swedish ‘ja,’ the occupants of Umeå make a swift, breathy sound…you’ll hear exactly what I mean when you watch the video.
It turns out I was so preoccupied at the beginning of this year that this is the only picture I have from before March: my “swagbag” from CHARM 2014. See https://drsldr.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/charm-swag/ for more.
In March I went to London for a few days with my mother and sister.
I saw some sights…
… I saw some people…
… and generally enjoyed myself a lot. London’s definitely a place I want to visit again.
In early April, lacking a firm plan for the summer, I went ahead and applied for GMU, Swedish Basic Military Training. While I technically got in, I didn’t get around to doing it.
April came with a small break, during which I went north to play complex board games and dismantle an entire room using sledgehammers, crowbars, and saws.
At the end of April came the annual, traditional Chalmers Cortège.
Jag önskar att alla någon gång kunde få möjlighet att ha en vän som Madeleine. Hon är inte bara hisnande vacker både på insidan och utsidan, hon har även alltid alla andra människors bästa som den första prioriteten i sitt eget liv. 134 more words