Well, naturally a bowl made from the rind would be like a boat. Any Norwegian with any sense, and there would be those who dispute the possibility that Norwegians could have any sense, but they're not we folk, any Norwegian would know that the boat to build would be a Viking ship.
|Marsh Mallow masts|
Shields of Calendula, Oregano, Borage, Bok Choy
I doubt that this melon tasted better than the others at the table, but folks moved toward the Viking ship and dipped generously of its contents. Letting flowers on board for the shields seemed perfect--flower power--make peace not war. Family reunions can always use a generous helping of peace.