Sigga: I have always enjoyed handiworkIÉg havehef alwaysalltaf “had fun of”enjoyedhaft gaman af handiworkhandavinnu, For example, I sewed our bedcover. The pattern was in my opinion such a fun pattern.Iég stitched, sewedsaumaði for exampletil dæmis our bedcoverrúmteppið okkar, it was my opinionmér fannst thisþetta sosvo funskemmtilegt pattern, designmynstur.
Birna: You and Yngvi have been together for 60 years.YouÞið and YngviYngvi have beeneruð búin að vera togethersaman for 60 yearsí 60 ár, What is the key to such a long marriage?whathver iser the keylykillinn toað suchsvona longlöngu marriagehjónabandi?
Sigga: Well, I don't really know. We both find it to be really nice to spend time together and many of our interests are the same.IÉg knowveit itþað “now”(well...)nú notekki, “we find”in our opinionokkur finnst “awfully”reallyvoða nice, goodgott to beað vera togethersaman andog (we) havehöfum manymörg samesömu interestsáhugamál. We go to the swimming pool every day and walk around Hvaleyri Lake almost daily, no matter what the weather is like.weVið goförum to the swimming poolí sund every dayá hverjum degi andog walkgöngum aroundí kringum Hvaleyri LakeHvaleyrarvatn almostnæstum dailydaglega, no matter, samesama howhvernig how the weather isviðrar. I was 17 years old when I got married.IÉg wasvar 1717 years oldára whenþegar að Iég got marriedgifti mig. We had to get the approval of the president to get permission to get married.weVið neededþurftum to getað fá approvalsamþykki (approval) of the presidentforseta in order totil to be allowed toað fá to get marriedað gifta okkur. Yngvi was 21 years old.Referring word(he)Hann Yngvi wasvar 2121 years oldárs. We have been married for 60 yearsweVið have beenerum búin að vera marriedgift for 60 yearsí 60 ár.
Birna: How did you meet?howHvernig berjamórmet each other, got to know each otherkynntust youþið?
Sigga: We saw each other for the first time on Bank Street.weVið sawsáum each otherhvort annað for the first time, firstfyrst oná Bank StreetBankastrætinu. I was 14 years old walking down the street, I had just arrived back from berry-picking, and Yngvi was driving up.IÉg wasvar 1414 years oldára walkingað labba downniður the streetgötuna just arrived backnýkomin fromúr picking wild berriesberjamó andog Yngvi wasvar driving up [the street]að keyra upp. Are you still in love with him?a fewNokkrum yearsárum latersíðar werevorum wevið iní a partypartíi iní a summer house, a cottagesumarbústað at the place ofhjá mutualsameiginlegum friendvini of oursokkar andog sincesíðan thenþá havehöfum wevið beenverið togethersaman.
Birna: are youErtu stillenn in loveástfangin withaf himhonum?
Sigga: Yes, I still find him to be a very good-looking man."Jú" is usually used to respond to a negativeoh well yes indeedJú, in my opinionmér finnst hehann (well...)nú stillenn a verymjög Usually this word means "cozy"huggulegur (good-looking)[a] manmaður.