Welcome to my blog.  This is a new adventure for me and a bit out of my comfort zone, but I’ve written two books this year that I am so excited to share with you.  The first is Grace, Faith, and the Power of Singing: The Alma Christina Lind Swensson Story.  And Celebrating the Dassel Leikarring:  Thirty Years of Folk Dancing and Friendship is also newly published this year.  

Alma’s story is of a Swedish-American woman who created a beautiful community of culture and singing in Lindsborg, Kansas.  The Dassel Leikarring story celebrates an amazing Norwegian folkdancing group in Dassel, Minnesota.  

And with this blog, I want to share the journey of discovery and how these books came to be–the people and places, history and heritage, themes and thresholds, realizations and insights.  

Please check in often!