Is the Book Better?

Last week I took myself on a dinner and a movie date and I ended up going to the movies to see "Call Me by Your Name", and it was one of the most beautiful movies I've seen in a long time! I bawled my eyes out and ended up crying for hours afterward. I... Continue Reading →

Knowing When to Stop

It's not always easy to juggle several jobs and personal projects at the same time, and the risk of getting burned out can be quite high. Gosh, I've done it several times. But the fact that I have, also makes me more prepared now. I recognize the signs way earlier than I used to, and... Continue Reading →

Learning a New Language

For a while now, I've been using Duolingo to practice a new language. As you may have noticed, my last name isn't all that Norwegian! But it is as common in the Netherlands as many of the most common Norwegian last names are. My Dutch heritage (on my father's side) goes pretty far back, and... Continue Reading →

The Poetry That Moves Me

From time to time I come across writers and poets that has a way of putting words together that moves me beyond anything I could have ever imagined. It's such an intense and wonderful feeling at the same time, and whenever it happens I really do appreciate it although it might be painful. But there's... Continue Reading →

A Classic Problem

"You're gonna love it!! It's a classic!" Sounds familiar? I have an issue when it comes to classic literature. What is it? Well, I just rarely find myself loving them as much as other people do! I've talked about a few of the classic pieces of literature I've read over the years, and how much... Continue Reading →

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