Tag Archives: neighborhood

Bilingualism in Teens – What happens next?

While settling on a new continent, language is a huge possibility and barrier. On the one hand we are giving our children a gift of living in two cultures and evolve in two languages. On the other hand, keeping two … Continue reading

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Swedish and American Litterature

This morning I had to go to the store to get some missing ingredients for tonight’s party with Swea. While listening to the Christmas songs we will perform tonight on my iPod, I felt as I had stepped into an … Continue reading

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Ett par dagar med besökare

Once the movingboxes have arrived, the visitors tend to find their way into the guestroom. It is always fun to show off the new neighborhood. However, it is not always as easy when you are still exploring the area. The links … Continue reading

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Seattle Bloggar

There are so many interesting people writing about everyday life, relocation, art and educational support here in Seattle. Instead of just adding them to a link page, I will add them as I introduce them. Some write in Swedish, others in English. They … Continue reading

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Madison Park in Sunshine

Linda founder of Getswedish We couldn’t have asked for a better day for our first Getswedish on Adventure. As we crossed the bridge, the mountain was out and we got to spend some hours charging on Vitamine D! For the first “Getswedish on Adventure” I brought my … Continue reading

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Getswedish on Adventure

  Under det här året ska vi tillsammans utforska Seattle. Ett par dagar i månaden ska jag ge mig ut i nya miljöer. Varje utflykt ska innehålla ett moment av träning, lunch och kulturella influenser. Förhoppningen är att jag ska … Continue reading

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Mingel på Konsulatet

The last Tuesday in January 2012, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce hosted a kick off/business mingle at the Swedish Consulate in Kirkland. I am looking forward to work closely with SACC so it was natural for me to attend this … Continue reading

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Att välja skola

For any family with school age children, this time of year is decision-making time. If you have an incoming Kindergartner (5 years old) you need to register for school. This is not as easy as one may think. Even for … Continue reading

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Does it rain much in Seattle?

Ligger dimman tät i Götet från november till mars…? Planning for our first adventure! On February 7th Getswedish will start the adventure tour around Seattle. I have some places in mind but would be happy to get suggestions. Please, add your favorites … Continue reading

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When the Peppers Blossom – Movienight with a twist

Friday night was an adventure in Seattle. First the lucky draw of finding street parking close to the event I was attending. Nordic Heritage Museum’s filmfestival. Once tha car was parked, I watched a touching story, “When the Peppers Blossom” … Continue reading

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