Music and meandering during the 39th annual Jazz Festival in Denmark’s colorful capital. Roberto Fonseca was predictably stunning, alongside phenomenal finds Sahra da Silva, Anna Pauline, Jack Street and Zigaboom.
band by the sea
Dipping our toes into archipelago life on Sandhamn, Fågelbrolandet, and Djurö: an hour on Stockholm public transit to another world.
dining out (credit: Andy Shirey)
climbing Kvarnberget (credit: Andy Shirey)
Barnvik light show
Long weekend of sol and sardanes over Aigua Blava bay on the Costa Brava, Catalonia.
Midsommarhelgen voyage on the M/S Enköping to Artipelag, Björn Jakobson’s island-museum on Värmdö in the Stockholm archipelago.
Lutande figur (Maria Miesenberger)
Top photo: Stilla rörelse (Maria Miesenberger)
Weekend in the Dalecarlian countryside for the Swedish Conference on Macromolecular Structure and Function, held for 20 years among the red barns and horse pastures of Tällberg on Lake Siljan.
red & white
antiques at Klockargården
tiny telephone museum
midsommarstång (in process)
colder than it looks
sundown at last (11pm)
June excursion into Solsidan on the doorstep of the Stockholm archipelago.
some say love
dusk towards Tyresö
After a week clearing out our New York storage unit (final steps in our Stockholm move), we were lucky to seize a few days with friends on the opposite coast at Sierra Meadows, in the foothills of Yosemite.
taking the plunge*
We were thrilled to connect with so many old and newer friends from San Francisco and Los Angeles—not to mention Portland, Chicago, and Dublin—that made the Memorial Day trek, many with growing families.
poolside tunes with Rich Severson Jazz Quartet*
taking in the view*
The early summer days were gentle, the evenings golden.
bottle rocket show*
Nighttime brought some stunning area musicians to entertain the crowd, and starry light shows above and below.
Top & asterisked (*) photos credit: Andy Shirey