I just hit “Publish” on my last blog post at Sweden.se. It’s a very bittersweet moment — sad to be leaving behind an amazing period in my life, happy and excited about the adventures that lie ahead.
You can read the post by following the link: “Goodbye for now.”
If you’re coming here from the Expat Blog at Sweden.se, welcome to transatlantic sketches, my own personal “expat blog” that predates the one I had at the Swedish Institute. I’ve always used this space to write about my experiences as an expat — in Italy, in Austria, and in Sweden — and now I’m going to try to continue this blog on this side of the pond to write about my experiences in my home country, the United States.
If you’re curious about some of the stuff that didn’t make it onto the Expat Blog at Sweden.se, you might want to check out some of the following posts:
In the meantime, rest assured that I am being taken care of here in the United States. I’ve already contracted two fatal diseases, which is normal (see the From Påssjuka to Paris blog post if that comment is unclear to you), and my husband and I are staying at my parents’ house until we move in to our new apartment in Washington, D.C.
Thanks for joining me here!