Yes, it’s Early, But …

It’s early, and I apologize for the blatant plug for my newest book – Meatballs & Lefse: Memories and Recipes from a Scandinavian-American Farming Life. The thing is, the printer recently announced that they are already overwhelmed by the Christmas rush and orders for any books ordered after Thanksgiving just might not reach you in … More Yes, it’s Early, But …

Anywhere But Here: Flying Away, In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Day 33

Day 33, and I’m sitting here, listening to pounding and scraping on the roof above my office. Why? Torrential rains the other day revealed a large, most unwelcome hole, likely the route of the water I discovered on the floor a few days ago. A long period without rain meant that such a hole went … More Anywhere But Here: Flying Away, In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Day 33

In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Days 19 & 20

The sense of impending doom hanging heavy on my mind lifted, but only slightly, as I started scrolling through the gorgeous photos. By the time I finished, the sight of those deep-blue Norwegian fjords, flanked by high mountains, their peaks frosty with snow, opened up something in me. But what? Hope. That someday, hopefully someday, … More In a State of Siege: Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Days 19 & 20