Tagged: Eric Stavney

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...

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The new Nordic Museum opens in Seattle

A weekend of speeches and musical performances marks the much-awaited opening Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. The “new” Nordic Museum opened with fanfare in Seattle on the weekend of May 4-5, after an exhausting two...

Selja Island

The secret of Selje Island

Once home of St. Sunniva, this desolate island is home to mysterious ruins and legends Eric Stavney KKNW Scandinavian Hour Along the rugged coast of Western Norway lie thousands of desolate, rocky islands. Just...

Nordic Heritage Museum

Saying farewell to a beloved building

Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum upgrades its space, but the old digs will be missed Eric Stavney Seattle After nearly 40 years, the Nordic Heritage Museum closed one set of doors after Yulefest last November....

Christmas tree

Spiders, missing branches, and joy

A holiday tale of one family’s adventure in cutting their own Christmas tree Eric Stavney Seattle About four years ago my family decided to get a real Christmas tree the old way—cutting it down...