Tagged: Christie Ericson

Ingebretsen's

A very Nordic day

Norwegians in Minnesota Christie Ericson Anchorage, Alaska In August, I had the opportunity to attend the 2018 Sons of Norway International Convention held in Bloomington, Minn., as one of three delegates from Alaska. Of...

Norsk 101: Berry Season in Norway

Language Practice with Christie Ericson Berry Season in Norway (Bærsesong i Norge) When I was a kid (Da jeg var barn) and lived in the bush in Alaska (og bodde i bushen i Alaska),...

Syttende Mai phrases

Norsk 101

Language practice with Christie Ericson Hipp hipp hurra for 17. mai! The 17th of May (syttende mai eller 17. mai) is Norway’s Constitution Day (Norges grunnlovsdag) and is celebrated all over the country (det...

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Norsk 101

Dogsled racing: an Alaska-Norway connection Hundespannkjøring: en tilknytning mellom Alaska og Norge Language practice with Christie Ericson Here in Alaska (Her i Alaska), dogmushing (Hundespannkjøringg) is a popular sport (en populær sport). In fact,...

påske

Norsk 101: God Påske!

Language practice with Christie Ericson   Easter (påske) is a rather long holiday (en ganske lang ferie) in Norway (i Norge). Schools (skolene) are usually closed (stengte) for the entire week (hele uken) preceding...

A group of students.

Stein på stein

Learning Norwegian at the University of Oslo International Summer School Christie Ericson Anchorage, Alaska In the summer of 2017, I was able to make a lifelong dream come true—I was accepted into the University...