December 2021 President’s message If you are feeling like me, you may be experiencing a sense of relief that this year is nearly over and that it is already December! This month is going to be filled with many lodge … Read More
Blessed Christmas to you all with a happy, healthy celebration with your friends and relatives. And comfort to those of you who cannot celebrate with a deceased or out of area loved one.
A blessed Thanksgiving day with your friends and family. Bla Fjell lodge has several activities this month: Nov 8 and 12, our lodge gives presentations at Faith Christian school (our adopted school) in Roanoke, VA. Because one of our members … Read More
What’s the history and the mythology of Norwegian trolls? A wonderful article from Andrew McKay on the Life with Norway website provides some rich and fascinating details! The Mythology of Norwegian Trolls
October is Sons of Norway Foundation Month October is Foundation Month at Sons of Norway. Please help us celebrate and support the services that the Sons of Norway Foundation provides to members. Annually, We provide over $35,000 in grants to … Read More
Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (born 22 September 1971) is a Norwegian self-described clairvoyant and the only daughter and elder child of King Harald V and Queen Sonja. She was married to the late writer and visual artist Ari Behn from 2002 to 2017. She is fourth in … Read More
Its not too early to start thinking about the 2022 District 3 Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, hosted by Lodge 3-541 Gateway to Florida. The Gateway to Florida Lodge in Jacksonville was instituted April 6, 1974 becoming the eighth … Read More
The Vikings certainly got around, including a good deal of time in Ireland beginning some 1300 years ago. A detailed article from IrishCentral provides some very interesting history. How the Vikings Forever Changed Ireland
This is a busy time with Lodge nominations and elections. For those who accepted a position a BIG THANK YOU!! Lodge members, please, support the officers, whether a returning officer or new officers, as they take on the challenge … Read More
Dear Lodge Secretaries, Here’s a Fall update for you. Thank you for the energy and time you give to your lodge and to Sons of Norway. Sincerely, Jeanne Addison JLAnorge@aol.com, (717)793-7428, 1574 Rosewood Lane, York, PA 17403 Location of … Read More
EDITORS NOTE: Normally for the section “Scandinavian American Spotlight”, the TDT focuses on at least somewhat notable or famous Americans of Scandinavian descent. What follows here though are some brief life stories of just regular Norwegian emigrants who just happen … Read More
Nansen Lodge 3-410 Nansen hosted the 17 of May Parade Committee picnic. We had a great celebration for 17 mai on May 16th. It was held outside on our property. It was finally OK from the city because of the … Read More
Fra Presidenten Kathy – October I hope that everyone was able to enjoy the many splendors that summer had to offer and now Fall has finally arrived-I cannot believe we are already into the 10th month of 2021. Autumn is … Read More
This month, our lodge celebrates its 25th Anniversary. Yay!
September President’s Message Welcome back from summer. Welcome September. Velkommen tilbake fra sommeren. Velkommen September. Meetings on Zoom or meetings in person? Some lodges are meeting in person for the first time in a long period, some are continuing with … Read More