Tuesday, August 18, 2009

FIRE - ON OUR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

The red and rainy stadium being filled up with 15ooo wet, but happy spectators.


Norwegian school end their summer holiday about the 20th of August.
With hubby Gunnar being a teacher those and have always been busy days. To daughter Serina every fall have been
equally fully booked for the fifteen years she has been going to school.
It so happens that our wedding anniversary is August 19th.

This year I asked Gunnar to fulfill my big celebration wish.


A day at the football stadium with my all time favorite soccer team; BRANN; means FIRE.
BRANN's home stadium is in Bergen 3 hours drive north of Haugesund.
It is forty years since I last saw "my" team play live in Bergen.
There were singing, shouting and jokes all over the place. I sung along from the bottom of my heart.


The most charming and enthusiastic team ever.
The audience, even better, singing and shouting of a full and honest heart, through the ups and downs of their beloved team.
A soccer team has eleven men on the field. Brann has a twelfth player; its audience.
This soaky, rainy Sunday our team won 4 to 2.
That's considered a huge win.

We stayed in a nice hotel a couple of nights just to celebrate and to see out daughter well off to her uni. She drove in our old car all by her self over mountains and under fjords.
The winning team thanking "The Twelfth man" for support.
Originated by MaryT, check hers for today.

15 comments:

Ralph said...

Such sporting red we see. You are a true fan, braving the elements to see football in its glory. Happy anniversary! An we feel how summer is fading and the children back to college...

Annie said...

Love it. Love it. Love it, Felisol. What a happy time and the best way to celebrate. You both look so yummily happy. Yeah, yummily is a word. I just made it up. LOL Happy Anniversary!!

Debbie said...

Such a fun way to celebrate your anniversary; doing what you enjoy together. Love your photos; so colorful. And happy happy anniversary to you two!

Jada's Gigi said...

What a great time celebrating your anniversary!! Congratulations..on your anniversary..and your win! :)

Crown of Beauty said...

Hi dear Felisol,
I like the way your pictures show up real big on my screen. How do you do that?

Love all the Norwegian details on the pictures. I always tell myself, now I can say that I have a real, live, honest to goodness friend from Norway! This is what I enjoy so much whenever I read your posts.

You and Gunnar look so happy! It is contagious, it reaches down to where I am!

Is it very cold there at this time of the year? I wonder, does it ever get summery hot?

Happy send off to dear Serina!

Yes, fall is just around the corner, a time for the stripping season again. A good time for physical and spiritual feeding.

I will post my chicken binakol recipe one of these days. It is easy as 1-2-3!

Love
Lidj

Felisol said...

Dear Lidj,
It is colder than normal this early fall. About 14 Celsius degrees, topped by wind and rain.
I wore woolen underwear, wool sweater and two scarves and two jackets for sitting outdoors for two hours.
As the rain kept pouring I added another pair of rain trousers.
A sight for soar eyes.
From Felisol

Amrita said...

A very Happy anniversary to you Felisol and Gunnar.

The Lord has been the foundation of your mariiage and home. it is clear to see.The way you have raised Serina, looked after your fa,ily and shared in the needs of the body of Christ and stoop for uprightness in society is a strong testimony. It will endure.

Congratulaions on the win of your team.
You look very happy.

Oooh you must be missing Serina so much

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Red-clad soccer fans
endure a driving rainstorm
to cheer their team on.

My Ruby Tuesday

Mar said...

What a wonderful way to celebrate your anniversary!! Great shots for RT.
Happy Anniversary from Spain!
My RT

maryt/theteach said...

Great REDs for this post, felisol! And Happy Anniversary to you and Gunnar! All the best for many, many more years of wedded bliss! :)

Jim said...

Happy anniversary!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!

You can keep on celebrating the whole year if you will tell us about it.

Wow! I checked in for RT the day before this and didn't know you'd be doing RT again. And for the big day! How about that! Are we supposed to know the number of years you've been married?

Now, the smoke; where did it come from? I was thinking that perhaps you had left something burning at the hotel. That's all I will say about that but ... I sure am tempted to guess more.

Happy anniversary to Gunnar and Felisol!
..

Kris said...

Nice pics, Elise. Looks like you're having lots of fun. I hate soccer, but I can imagine that if I did care for it, the athmosphere of a match like that would be fun to be a part of. :)

I blogged again (finally). Thanks for your previous comments. I also sent you a mail - don't know if you use your online-account anymore.

(Belated) Happy Anniversary!

Pagan Sphinx said...

Great photos, Felisol. And happy anniversary to you and your husband.

Patti said...

I see Ralph was first here last week! Well, I'm last to comment, a week late.

Happy Anniversary to you two! That must have been a lot of fun being part of the 12th member of the team.

I imagine you were married in the 80s like we were, since our daughters are the same age!

Raven said...

Belated happy anniversary! Looks like you had great fun!