That's Erik ... with a "k." Our Erik [Hansen] is as Norwegian as they come! In fact, as far as I can tell, he is a direct descendant of Kong Bele—King Bele the Bellicose—whose burial mound was less than 100 yards from my hotel in Norway. We're still not revealing the full-body shot of modern Erik, so this will have to do for now. Below, the Norwegian flag aboard the boat we chartered to roam the fjords for stepson Ben's 21st birthday.
Before blogging became all the rage, Tom was posting book reviews and Observations (essentially early blog posts) to this site. You can find the archives below.
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