Anna Margrét Bjarnadóttir is no stranger to adversity.
Nina Sigríður Duggan was born in New York, but in outlook and attitude, she is as Icelandic as they come.
Veronika Kolomichuk never thought a television show would change her life. But this wasn’t just any show. This was M*A*S*H, one of the most popular TV sitcoms of all time.
Joe Flaig’s story proves that a casual visit to Iceland can change a person’s life forever!
If you don’t know Gulla (pronounced Gudla), you should.
Some of you may have met Richard and Patricia Moore. Some years ago, they graciously invited the Icelandic Association of Washington to their farm in Virginia, where they kept their Icelandic horses (sometimes referred to as “ponies” because of their size). Members had a great time picnicking and riding the horses.
Sella was eager for the company of fellow Icelanders when she arrived in Norfolk, Virginia in 1983. She soon found one Icelandic woman in town, who pointed to another. Like unraveling the threads in a woolen sweater, she found, within a year, well over 100 Icelanders and formed the Icelandic Association in Norfolk.
In a smoke-filled bar and later in the restaurant of the Watergate Hotel in Washington DC, a diverse group, which included a fighter pilot, an economist and an artist met during the summer of 1969. They had one thing in common. They were passionate about Iceland, and intent on establishing a US-Iceland Association.