Author Archives: Salla

About Salla

Photography, travel. BIRDS.

More of 365

Denver has returned from the weird +80 F weather to much more normal spring: snow and rain. Good. Snow and rain now might mean less forest fires this coming summer. But it also means we are staying home. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Another Month

Wow, the latest update was a month ago. Looks like I’m really struggling, but not as much as my 7 years old MacBook Pro is. In the near future I will need a new computer. But I rather talk about … Continue reading

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Going Home

There’s reasons why we haven’t traveled as much as the past years. We now have a pet, who would probably be fine alone overnight, especially when the weather gets warmer, but I feel bad about leaving him alone. There was the … Continue reading

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March Forth

I wrote a long paragraph about Women’s March and reasons why I march. WordPress ate the entry. Let’s just say there is no reason not to protest. I’m not going to sit silently while everything I love, including civil liberties … Continue reading

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Finally

After 8,5 long months of waiting, last week’s Friday I received a message that my new green card extension has been approved. I’m yet to receive the actual card, but it’s already in the mail, traveling to Denver. During the … Continue reading

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1/365

I don’t recall ever making a New Year’s promise. If someone has asked I’ve come up with something as vague as “being happier”. Sometimes it has worked and at the end of the year I’ve been happier than the year … Continue reading

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Finds

Today we drove to east Colorado, to North Sterling State Park. We didn’t find Philip K. Dick’s grave in Fort Morgan, but there was a giant raccoon in the restroom and we saw a pheasant, red tailed hawks and a … Continue reading

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Still Alive

Do you know, what it feels like to wait for a decision about a permanent green card? When you’ve already had a conditional green card for two years but have to apply again, for the permanent 10 year one, just … Continue reading

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After the Shock

I have to say a little something about the election. If you voted for Donald Trump, you voted against me, who I am (a woman and an immigrant) and the things I stand for (for example protecting the environment and just … Continue reading

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Time to Breathe

Our next stop after the La Jolla sea lions and camping on the beach was Mission San Juan Capistrano. At this point I was already highly annoyed of our 3rd wheel who didn’t want to do anything and just being grumpy … Continue reading

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