Hey, Oles: So you think you're in Norway?

stolaf-bookstore

If you doubt the whole Norwegian/Skandinavian stereotype of St. Olaf, just check out its bookstore:

stolaf-bookstore

I walked in to check out the hoodies and sweatshirts when I was confronted with a veritable Skandimart: textiles, flags, trinkets, books, jams, candies, cookies, and lots of other themed stuff.

stolaf-bookstore

Some of it is there year ’round, I hear, though the food is here because of the Christmas festival. I just wonder what the royal couple may have said on their recent visit.

stolaf-bookstore