The Chic Norwegian Polo Open

Polo, champagne, beautiful people: today was the annual Norwegian Polo Open. Many of the attendees opted to spend several nights at the beautiful Hotell Refsnes Gods in Moss, Norway, just a moment drive to the polo grounds. I had a wonderful morning at the hotel enjoying the bright green gardens, view of the water, and […]

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Evening at the Oslo Bislett Games! Hometown Boy Karsten Warholm Steals The Show!

“Sports and art? Those don’t really go together.” Well, sure they do. I realized this more than ever last night at the Oslo Bislett Games. Walking through central Oslo, passing flower shops, residential buildings, and grocery stores, I approached the large, round, concrete stadium. National flags waved high above the entrance. Families and children gathered […]

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Oslo Bislettkonferansen 2017 : The Bislett Games

This afternoon I had the pleasure of attending the Bislettkonferansen hosted by Zero. The Bislett Games are one of the most admired athletic events in Norway, and are sponsored annually by ExxonMobil. As a former track and field athlete myself, and Bislett stadium being my own home running track, this event was very special for […]

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Opening Day for the AHO Works Exhibition

Today was the opening day for The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO) exhibitions. AHO is one of the most competitive design institutions in Scandinavia. With professors, speakers, and administrators from top design organizations, the students have excellent resources. With programs ranging from bachelors degrees through the PhD level, the intricate yet intuitive courses […]

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Norwegian fotball game!

On Sunday evening we went to my first Norwegian fotball (soccer) game in Rasmus’s hometown of Ă…lesund! We walked from the Eriksen’s home to the Color Line Stadium where we met up with grandpa Per. Per is ninety six years old and walked all the way there from his mountain top home… he does this […]

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A Beautiful Norwegian Confirmation!

Today was our first day back in beautiful Ă…lesund. We had a special occasion that brought us this time, the confirmation of Rasmus’s cousin Siri! In Norway there are many cultural and historical events, one of which being confirmations! We arrived at the gorgeous private Aalesund Club Selskab and walked up the spiral staircase. We […]

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Easter arrival at the cabin!

Unlike in the US, Easter is a HUGE thing in Norway! The majority of my office had already taken off the entire week and headed to places in Spain, Bali, or their family cabins last Friday. Needless to say the office was very quiet this week. On Wednesday we had a half day, and when […]

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