Sharing holiday cheer with friends abroad is a challenge in the United States.
Two weather sticks – the medieval “primstav” calendar and the contemporary snow pole, or “brøytestikk” – tell the seasons in Norway pretty effectively.
Roosters, soft drinks, witches, alcohol, traffic, and crime novels are among the features of Scandinavian Easter that Americans may not understand.
After the Nordic Cool 2013 festival, U.S. artists, arts administrators, and audiences can make meaning of the experience for their future benefit.
The 2012 US election process introduces an element of Zen to an otherwise contentious, seemingly irreconcilable American political landscape.
National Book Month’s journey leads to discovering two little bookstores – one urban, one in a small town, and one from the shelf of the other.
The TV series “Revolution” manages to forget everything the Lancaster County Pennsylvania Dutch retained for centuries.
The remarkable Hollister family of U.S. children’s literature resurface in a unique Norwegian bookstore.
The Scandinavian mushroom season has begun, with pleasures and perils unfamiliar to urban Americans.
A special Norwegian natural area highlights both the risks and rewards of encountering nature without protections.
The midnight sun’s departure is bittersweet at the best of times, and a little damp this year.
We cannot guarantee bad things won’t happen. But Colorado and Oslo have lessons for us in dealing with uncertainty – if we listen.