Robbie LaFleur

Monthly Archives: June, 2013

Holiday Stations Could Take Some Lessons

Traveling to telemark from Oslo, the tour bus stopped at a gas station for a leg-stretching break, a good opportunity to check out the food. I love the delicious raisin … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Technical Difficulties and Milk

Posting using the Ipad and the mysterious wifi connections at the Norwegian hotel has been very frustrating.  (Like, why does my email appear on the lobby wifi and not with … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kerchiefs and Pizza

The adventure in Oslo continued Thursday with a trip to the Viking Ship Museum and the Norsk Folkemuseum. Kari Anne Pederson, Folk Costume Curator at the Norsk Folkemuseum, led an all-too-short … Continue reading

June 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The First Textile Tour Fiber and Food Post

I’m in Norway on the Vesterheim Textile Tour. During my days in Norway and Finland I hope to publish a daily fiber and food post.  Each day I will describe an … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

End of the Monksbelt Warp

After weaving the two Minnesota History weavings (from the Laws of 1899 and the Laws of 1860), I wove off the end of my linen monksbelt warp in a table … Continue reading

June 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Happy Father’s Day

This is my first Father’s Day without a father. Robert David Wurden died last August, and the summer of 2012 was filled with difficult weeks as Dad declined and died.  … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment