Tag Archive: Hope

The dreams that you dare to dream

And the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. From “Over the rainbow” by Judy Garland

Same May but different

Two days after I had the interview in Oslo, the hotel manager called me to say I got the job as fulltime receptionist. I was relieved and happy, especially because I had given… Continue reading

What if I get to choose?

A friend tells me my hopes are too high. Not that I should “settle” or anything…but that, well, maybe my future husband won’t both be a great cook and musician. We laugh of… Continue reading

Maya Angelou – Still I Rise

What if I leave…

It is 2 am and I am listening to music, up in my room. The song “What If I Leave” by Rachael Yamagata, a singer-songwriter that my old house mate introduced me to… Continue reading

The beginning (I can wait)

Stranger, I can’t wait to love you your face, concealed in the humble glimpses of light reflected in people’s eyes, I have met on the streets, I have let men’s embrace and undying… Continue reading


How do you cry tonight Haiti? How do you do? What buries in a ruin, what remains of a home? A whisper, oh what do I know? Mankind is no island, we hear you.

Alanis Morissette – That I would be good

Keep it loose, keep it tight

Funny, I made a list this morning on what to feel today… And I can tell you. Yes, I felt it all. And more. I had one of those drifting days, where I… Continue reading