Kristine Leander of Seattle’s Swedish Club reflects on some silver linings of the pandemic: more kindness, appreciation of community, and generosity.
Lori Ann Reinhall shares about the inspiration behind this issue: the values of faith, hope, and love to help us all carry on through the pandemic.
As more coronavirus vaccines become available, Thea Christine Økland reflects on her experience having COVID-19 and encourages people to get vaccinated.
Janerik Larsson considers the future of the Norwegian Center Party and its leader, Trygve Slagsvold Vedum, ahead of the elections later this year.
Mari-Ann Kind Jackson discusses Nordic American Voices, the oral history project she directs at the National Nordic Museum in Seattle.
Reflecting on an unusual 2020, Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall looks onward and upward, building on the successes of the challenging year.
In her Editor’s Notes for this issue, Lori Ann Reinhall reminds readers of the good old-fashioned julehefte, full of nostalgia and warmth.
In her first Christmas greeting as ambassador to the United States, Anniken R. Krutnes suggests we adopt the idea of friluftsliv this winter.
Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall reflects on the joy of Christmastime and announces the first Great Norwegian Christmas Cookie Extravaganza!
John Erik Stacy emphasizes the importance of vaccines for preventing disease, reminding readers of the millions of lives they’ve saved.