Denmark and Oktoberfest: Beer Today, Gone Never

 Lili – October 16, 2017 “But mom, if all my friends are going to Oktoberfest, why can’t I?” whined Olivia. I resisted the temptation to ask her the age-old “mom” question: If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you do it, too? “It’s not like I’m going to drink or anything, although you do know that…

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Celebrating Women In Danish America

Ingrid – October 9, 2017 October is National Women’s Small Business Month. How fitting, when you consider that 125 years ago, my great-great-great-grandmother, Olivia Rose (I call her “GiGi” because of all those “greats” connecting her to me), and 11 of her fellow Danish-American women founded The Danish Home. In their time, widespread recognition of women’s…

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LEGO Energized By Another Guinness World Record

Liam – October 2, 2017 I’ve written about the environmentally conscious ingenuity of the Danes before—their world leadership position when it comes to bicycling, their recycling of pee-pee to make tasty brew—and it has yet to grow old. That’s a good thing, too, because that ingenuity keeps happening. Early this past summer, Denmark’s most famous…

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Danish Ingenuity From the Ground to the Treetops

Liam – August 28, 2017 The only thing better than a healthy debate among intelligent people on any given topic is to be unequivocally right. And that’s why, lately, I’ve been doing my darndest to find a way to bring up the topic of Danish ingenuity in almost every social setting I’m in. I’ve written…

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