MEMOIR/ESSAY

Arrival

A child is born

Ulf Wolf
The Memoirist
Published in
5 min readMay 20, 2024

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Photo by Joshua Sukoff on Unsplash

Were you to hug the eastern coastline as you sail north from the southern tip of Sweden, about halfway up the country (well into our northern lands by now) you’ll come upon one of those clearings in the forest we call towns.

This particular clearing prides itself on the bold name Örnsköldsvik, which translates to “The Bay of the Eagle’s Shield” no…

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Ulf Wolf
The Memoirist

Raised by trolls in northern Sweden, now settled on the California coast a stone’s throw south of the Oregon border. Here I meditate and write. Wolfstuff.com.