Encounters of the silly kind

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Re: Encounters of the silly kind

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Not that obscure, a lot of us have McDenim in our "jeans". :roll:
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Around noon the mother of a friend of my wife asked me to bring her to the grocery store. That friend has a serious lung problem and is on oxygen. Their grocery is the same as ours so within not even 24 hours in between I was at the register again. The weather was even nicer than yesterday so I was skirted again but in a different skirt, more a pencil style. The girl who helped me yesterday was at the next register and when she spotted me, she waved a finger like she was adminishing a child. With a smile she said she found I was joking. The friends mother had no idea what was going on so I had to explain it to her. Her only comment:"That is typically you."
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McDenim clan


I like it. Almost worth having a kilt with all of the elements custom made, except in denim just for the fun of provoking the opportunity! :D

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Faldaguy wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 11:47 pm
McDenim clan


I like it. Almost worth having a kilt with all of the elements custom made, except in denim just for the fun of provoking the opportunity! :D
I started my adventure with skirts in 2013. First in secret but after a lucky stroke, in 2014 my wife asked how kilts would fit me after the movie Braveheart, I bought a UTkilt. After that I made a few kilts myself. One of those kilts was in denim so more or less I started the McDenim clan.
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First I went out in kilts and later switched to skirts, also home made.
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Yesterday, I went to the beach. From the parking lot to the beach and on return to the parking lot again, I wore my new skirt with the side slits. Close to the parking a family came down a sandy side trail, some 50 yards behind me. I could hear them talking but it was too far to understand their words. But the sound was very familiar, not English or Spanish. A boy of around 8 was ahead of the group and suddenly he yelled back to the group:" Ma, die man draagt een rok." It was said in the Belgian version of Dutch (Flemish) and it came down to "Ma, that man is wearing a skirt." I stopped, turned around and said in Dutch:"That is right. How do you like that?" The family was apparently so used to the fact that nobody could understand Dutch, they were not restricting themselve to comment in a muffled way. They froze in their tracks and the mother said with a red head that the boy was meaning no harm. I told them I had no problems with that and the boy felt to be justified to say that only girls are wearing skirts. I told him that a very long time ago men and women were in skirts because that was then normal.

It appeared the Belgian family was visiting a relative in hospital with the virus. They had planned a vacation to the States for a long time and they came even under the virus scare to visit their family before it might be too late. I told them how I came to the US and then we parted and drove of.

It was a strange coming together and for some reason it felt like my Dutch genes were boiling over and I talked more than I usually do.
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What a wonderful story, Wim. And it sound like it concluded on a fairly happy note. Thanks for sharing it.

I'm glad you get a chance to use your mother tongue in this sometimes very strange land.
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