Living a Norwegian-American dream

A neo-Sveitserhus takes shape in Seattle BETH KOLLÉ Seattle In my 20s and 30s, I spent a lot of time in Norway and Sweden, indulging my yearning for living in an earlier century through folk dancing and music, traditional crafts, and baking. If I could have time-traveled back to the 1800s and lived on a farm by a fjord, I would have fit right in, I imagined. I could have embroidered bunader (regional costumes), woven and spun wool and flax, made krumkaker at Christmas, and been so happy.  And in my idealistic dreams, I lived i
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Beth Kollé

Beth Kollé is a harper specializing in Nordic music. She lives in Seattle and is involved in the vibrant Scandinavian community.

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