In a personal story about the role of the nisse on the farm, Eric Stavney reflects on good will and hope, and even meets a hummingbird.
Author: Eric Stavney
Fløibanen, Bergen’s iconic funicular bringing tourists and locals to the top of Mount Fløyen, has a fascinating history, complete with goats.
Ron Loge spent years building an authentic stabbur in the mountains of western Montana, creating a true Norwegian-American family gathering place.
Eric Stavney provides an insider’s view of Oslo’s Kon-Tiki Museum, which retells the story of the legendary explorer and adventurist Thor Heyerdahl.
Nearly every Norwegian-American loves to eat krumkake at Christmas, but Eric Stavney and his family show readers that it is surprisingly hard to make.
Legendary Sámi singer and activist, Mari Boine, recently finished a U.S. tour. Eric Stavney was able to interview her via Skype before her Seattle concert.
Eric Stavney meditates on the history and mystery of Norwegian stave churches after a recent visit to Gol Stave Church at the Folkemuseum in Oslo.
In an education system that is more and more job-focused, the author answers the question, “What is a Scandinavian language degree good for?”
Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter is a coming-of-age story written in 1981, 36 years after Astrid Lindgren launched her popular Pippi Longstocking books.
Eric Stavney visits Bardahl Oil, one of Seattle’s oldest and most successful companies, founded by Norwegian immigrant Ole Bardal.