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My story - Odin

Published: October 15, 2017

A walk through a forest is a peaceful yet exciting thing to behold. You never know what you’ll encounter, even on a familiar path, and the forest always surprises you with what it is capable of. Beauty is found with the sounds and colors of leaves fluttering while sunshine sneaks through the branches. Breathtaking is spotting a snapping turtle laying its eggs right on the path in front of you, giving a softer touch to an otherwise fierce adversary (to be explained later).

Ukens oppskrift - Blomkålsuppe

Published: October 13, 2017

Don’t get me wrong… we will never replace tomatsuppe at Skogfjorden but Blomkålsuppe is a wonderful alternative, perfect for the cooler fall weather and super (souper!!) hearty.

My story - Gary ‘Truls’ Peterson

Published: October 8, 2017

It would be a couple of years before I realized the deep impacts that would result from a late enrollment as a first-year blåstreng villager at age 18. It was a two-week whirlwind of fun and study with people who I didn’t realize would become friends for life.

Ukens oppskrift - vafler

Published: October 6, 2017

Nam nam nam!!

My story - Anna Fure-Slocum

Published: October 1, 2017

I often find myself singing Alle slag or Vandringsvise pretending I’m on the walk to Bukkesjøen, while on a long climb or ski day in the mountains, to keep me going, occupied, and in a world of calm when the going gets tough. Skogfjorden has infiltrated my life in the smallest of ways on a daily basis, but it has also given me an orientation with which to explore.

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