Friday, April 23, 2010

Fødselsdage Flag... Birthday Flags

Jeg er meget vant til at se dannebrog overalt i Danmark... især når man har en fødselsdag. Butikker bruger dannebrog for at fejre til deres "fødselsdag".... Familier sætter dannebrog på vinduer og ved døren når en familiemedlem har en fødselsdag... Og bageri dekorerer kagemand med små dannerbrog. Så jeg er MEGET vant til at se dannebrog overalt for fødselsdage!

I am getting really used to seeing Dannebrog (the Danish flag) everywhere in Denmark....especially when there is a birthday to celebrate. Shops use Dannebrog to celebrate their anniversaries......Families set them in the windows and at the front door when there is a person in the family having a birthday....and the bakeries put little Dannebrog all around the "kagemand" (Danish version of a birthday cake). So yeah, I am
pretty used to seeing the Danish flag everywhere when there is a birthday to celebrate!

Dog I fredags blev jeg lidt overrasket. Man ved at Dronning Margrethes 70. fødselsdag var i fredags og man kan forestille hvor mange flag at jeg så.... i de almindelige pladser....

However last Friday I was a little shocked. You know that it was Queen Margaret's 70th birthday and you can only imagine how many flags I saw... in the "normal places"....

Ved skolen...
At the school....
ved vinduerne af huse....
in the windows of houses....
Langs med byens gade...
Along all the city streets...
I marker...
In fields....
foran huse....
in front of houses....
Men jeg fik en overraskelse så jeg kørte frem og tilbage på arbejde....
But I got quite a surprise as I drove back and forth to work.....

ALLE BYENS BUS havde flag på det....
EVERY SINGLE CITY BUS had flags on it...

Så jeg besluttede at dele i "the spirit" og havde en "ponytail" i fredags så min Dannebrog kan også siger "Tillykke med fødselsdagen, Dronning Margrethe!"

So I decided that I should participate in the festivities, so I put my hair up in a ponytail that day so that my Dannebrog was also on display, saying "Happy Birthday, Queen Margaret!"

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good for you Kelli - that is really cute.

You should wear your hair up for you and Mads birthday every year !!

All the best,

Brenda (from Guelph :))

LadyFi said...

Looks great! Is that a tattoo? The buses always have little flags over here too.. it's cute.

C and H Romenesko said...

Wow! That's not a wash-off one, is it? :-)

PiNG aka Patti said...

We had our flag up!

Mads and Kelli said...

of course it's real! :o)
Texas flag on my foot (for where I am "grounded") and Danish flag on the back on my neck...