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Free online Bokmål dictionary is launched M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway “It’s a national event,” said Nils Heyerdahl, president of Det Norske Akademi (short name in Norwegian for “The Norwegian Academy for Language and...

Tasting hygge, one recipe at a time

Cookbook showcases the essence of this attractive Scandinavian way of life Daytona Strong Taste of Norway Editor In recent years, it’s been interesting to watch an explosion of books about hygge on the market....

Only bad parenting

Anna Oksnevad Minneapolis I grew up in a large family with younger siblings who I helped babysit, and I’ve taken notes watching those around me become new parents. I thought I had an idea...

Pennsylvania’s new Norwegian Consul

Susan Satkowski helps retiring Consul Erik Torp establish 30K Challenge to help veterans Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Susan Satkowski spread the four old photographs on the table at the law firm Lavin, O’Neil,...

A Gator We Should Turn to Be

Fiction by David Busboom Was it only today the Witch turned up in Jacksonville to weave a net she thought could hold us? Late that morning—this morning—we took Elaine—the name she gave—on the boat...

Mark Sandberg on Ibsen’s architecture

When a house is not a home Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Theatre for a New Audience has been producing theatrical masterworks throughout New York City for over 30 years, and in 2013 the theater...

Preikestolen transplanted to India

Norway’s tourism industry still says the site’s use in Mission Impossible 5 will be good publicity The Local The new Mission Impossible movie will include scenes filmed at Preikestolen—but the iconic Norwegian landmark will...

Cod causes smiles

Book review David Moe Sun City, Calif. This is a humorous book written by a serious writer, Eric Dregni. In my home, we have it on our nightstand to read a chapter before we...

Don’t miss this bio of author Sigrid Undset

New in English Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. Some years ago I read Kristin Lavransdatter, that classic trilogy of historical novels written by Sigrid Undset. . I remembered being magically transported to Norway of the...