Missed Syttende Mai!

May 18th, 2012


Yesterday was Syttende Mai, and I missed it — was on the road all day, out to Sioux Falls and back for a funeral, and here it is, May 18… well, it’s my anniversary today, but that was several lifetimes ago, I’d rather celebrate Syttende Mai.

And that triggered a post by a friend dedicated to his Norwegian grandmother that I must steal, well, can’t very well steal the Norwegian anthem, but it’s worth a listen because the words are so important today in the US (other than that blue-eyed part and lame characterization of women’s role):