Tagged: Lori Ann Reinhall

julekort

Make your own norsk julekort!

Barneblad: A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall These days, in Norway and America alike, Christmas greetings are often sent online, with electronic Christmas cards...

Celebrate Norsk (!) Halloween

Barneblad: A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall Most Norwegian Americans will be fast to say that Halloween is not a Norwegian holiday—and they are...

Leiren Designs

Clothing with an adventurous spirit

European Viking itinerary inspires Norwegian-American designer to go in new direction Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Madison Leiren has always had the Viking spirit in her blood. Born into a Norwegian immigrant family,...

Bergen’s Oleana looks to the future

Founder Signe Aarhus visits the “ideal venue” of Gig Harbor’s Chalet in the Woods Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American When Signe Aarhus, co-founder of Bergen’s Oleana, first came to visit Laura Almaas, her...

Working well and looking good

Work Wear Inc. outfits today’s modern worker with quality, dignity, and pride Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Only 33 years old, Ivy League graduate Jake Dixon was already well situated as an investment...

Histories and identities interwoven

Oral history project explores relationship between Nordic immigrants and native people Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American “Don’t feel afraid of your past history, celebrate it,” advises Dr. Sven Haakanson of the Burke Museum...

Nøkk

Spirits and witches and trolls, oh my!

Barneblad: A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall Thick green forests, rugged mountains, rushing blue waters: this is Norway’s magical landscape. It’s no wonder that...

Jon Torstein Bakken

American football in Bergen

A chance encounter with the unusual sport changed Jon Torstein Bakken’s life, sparked new youth sports opportunities in Norway Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Many Norwegian Americans follow soccer in Norway, but most...