Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Vores Første Dame ... Our First Lady

Denne weekend i avisen, var der en stor artikel om USAs nye første dame--Michelle Obama. Artikelen heddes "Første Dame fra A til Z" og jeg syntes at tingene de valgte at skrive var meget interessante..... Hun inspirerer mig som en kvinde og jeg håber du føler inspiret også.

This weekend in one of our newspapers, there was a big article about the US´s new first lady--Michelle Obama. The article was called "First lady from A to Z" and I thought the things they chose to write were pretty interesting..... She inspires me, as a woman, and I hope you feel inspired by this post as well.
Arbejderklasse /Working class - Hun kommer fra arbejdesklassen selv om kvarter hvor hun er vokset op var lagnt fra en etværelses.
She comes from a working class family, although the neighborhood where she grew up is far from a one bedroom apartments.

Bagende førstedame? / Baking first lady? -
Nej! Hun er ikke en kone at du vil finde i køkken bager!
No! She is not the kind of wife that you will find in the kitchen baking!

Chicago-
Hun er født 17. januar 1964 i Chicago.
She was born January 17, 1964 in Chicago.

Dansk design/Danish design -
Hun købte to par støvler af de danskejede mærke Rubber Duck til deres døtre.
She recently bought two pairs of boots made by Danish-owned brand Rubber Duck for their daughters.

Enlig mor /Single mom-
Hvordan hun føler sommetider siden hun har en mand i 24 døgn politik.
How she feels sometimes since her husband is in politics and seems to work 24 hours a day.

Fejltrin / Mistakes -
Hun har kun trådt ved siden af få gange--såsom en komment hun sagde i februar 2008. "Det er først gang i mit liv følte sig stolt af mit land."
She has only tread close to the line a few times--such as a comment that she made in February 2008. "This is the first time in my life that I feel pride in my country."

"Gør det rette" / "Do the right thing"-
Denne film som Spike Lee var Michelle og Baracks først date i 1989.
This film by Spike Lee was Michelle and Barack´s first date in 1989.

Højde / Tall-
Hun er 180 centimeter høj.
She is 5 feet 11 inches tall.

Inspirerende Magasinet / Essence Magazine-
I 2006, heddes Michelle Obama en af de 25 mest inspirerende kvinden i verden.
In 2006 they called Michelle Obama one of the 25 most inspiring women in the world.

Jackie Kennedy-
Hun er "gjort af Jackie Kennedy materiale".
She is made of "Jackie Kennedy material".

Konflikter / Conflicts-
Michelle og Barack har sagt at efter deres første datter var født, havde de konflikter fordi de havde ikke tid sammen som nye forældre.
Michelle and Barack have said that after their first daughter was born, they had conflicts because they did not have time for each other as new parents.

Legebarn / Child´s play-
Som barn elskede Michelle at lege med Barbie dukker!
As a little girl Michelle loved to play with Barbie dolls!

Marian Robinson-
Hun er Michelles mor og er blevet den første bedstemor der flytter med ind i det hvide hus for at hjælpe Michelle med to piger.
She is Michelle´s mom and is now the first grandma to move into the White House in order to help Michelle with the two girls.

Nøglen til Michelles klædeskab / The key to Michelle´s wardrobe-
Michelles hemmelige våben for stil for de næste fire år er Ikram Goldman, en kvindelige butiksejer fra Chicago.
Michelle´s secret weapon for style for the next four years is Ikram Goldman, a women´s boutique owner from Chicago.

Overbevisende / Convincing-
Barack skulle igennem nåleøjet før Michelle ville gå på date med ham....nåleøjet var hendes bror, Craig.
Barack had to get the approval of Michelle´s brother before she would agree to go out with him!

Politik nej tak / No thanks to Politics -
I 2004 sagde hun at sommetider politik er en tildsspilde!
In 2004 she said that sometimes politics is a waste of time!

Queen Latifah og de andre / Queen Latifah and the others -
Michelle syntes at det var sjovt at Queen Latifah og mange andre stjerner var nervøs for at møde Barack. "Men du er QUEEN LATIFAH!!" hun sagde!
Michelle thought it was so funny that Queen Latifah and so many other stars were nervous to meet Barack. "But you are QUEEN LATIFAH!!" she said!

Renaissance-
Hendes kodenavn hos Secret Service.
Her Secret Service codename.

Sej kvinde / Cool woman -
Barack hedder hans kone "sej" i hans bog og siger at han har ikke lyst for at konkurrerer mod hende i politik!
Barack calls his wife "cool" in his book and says that he has no desire to go up against her in an election!

Tabe / Lose-
"Michelle kan ikke lide at tabe" siger hendes bror.
"Michelle hates to lose," says her brother.

Unik / Unique -
Hun beskrives som en kvinde, der står bag sin mand, men samtidig er selvstændig.
She is described as the type of woman who will stand behind her husband and at the same time, have her own self-confidence about what she wants.

Vogue-
Hun vil være på Vogues forside i marts.
She will be on Vogue´s cover in March.

WWU-hvem? / WWU- who? -
Jason Wu er den 26 årig designer der er blevet verdenskendt, efter Michelle bar hans kjole til præsidentindsættelsen.
Jason Wu is the 26 year old designer who is now world-known every since Michelle wore his dress to the inauguration.

Xfactor-
Hun har drysset stjernestøv over valgkampen med hendes klasse og værdighed.
She has sprinkled "star dust" over this election...she gave the campaign class and dignity!

Yndlingsmad / Her favorite food-
Makaroni og ost.... simple.
Macaroni and cheese... simple.

ZZZZ-
Hun har afsløret at hendes mand er langt fra perfekt.... hans sokkerne flyder på gulvet og han SNORKER.
She has revealed that her husband is not perfect....his socks are always on the floor and he SNORES!

3 comments:

LadyFi said...

Great post! I love Michelle Obama!

And Barack snores... which man doesn't?

Amy said...

Thanks for posting this- was very interesting to learn more about our first lady! Sarah loved that she shares the same birthday with Michelle and anyone who loves Mac N' Cheese is a friend in my book....

Hey- saw on Facebook that Albert is on his way to grandma and grandpa's for the weekend- hope you guys have a super time in Paris if I don't get a chance to write before you leave!!! Have a great Valentine's Day also!!!

Bluefish said...

That designer, Jason Wu, is Taiwanese! Yay!