Tagged: Scott Larsen

A brief history of Norwegian picnics

Outdoor summer meals are as (Norwegian) American as apple pie—with or without beer! Scott Larsen New Westminster, B.C. Summertime picnics are about as American as baseball and apple pie. Never more so than in...

Is it time to do away with the Electoral College?

Thoughts from a former elector Scott Larsen New Westminster, B.C. Many readers of The Norwegian American are thinking about ribbe, as well as the much maligned lutefisk, and fattigmann (cookies made with cream and...

The Princess and the President

Scott Larsen New Westminster, B.C. There was once a woman in a U.S. president’s life. But not just any woman: a Norwegian princess. The princess was Crown Princess Martha of Norway, and the president...

Norwegians on the Titanic

A special feature by Scott Larsen, B.C. Contributing Editor Why were there 31 Norwegians and Norwegian-Americans on the RMS TITANIC? Simply put, there were 31 passengers with 31 different reasons. Like Norwegian-Americans Engelhart and...