It has been a busy month for us. The Blonde Dude and I went to visit family, and to propose. I honestly wasn’t expecting that. But! It happened. It’s now a thing. From those lands we brought back a Hearthstone. The Hearthstone is an important symbol in my tradition. In ritual one can stand on … Continue reading Hearth and Home
My raven skull just arrived from across the pond. I was very excited to get her here, and during a new moon! Continue reading New Additions
There has been some discussion on the topic of coal lately, among us fringe polytheists. I think it fascinating to listen to others, from completely different walks of life talk about something I touch, work with, and see almost daily. Good ol’ coal. That black stuff that makes some hiss, but makes smithies like me … Continue reading Carbon, char, coke, and Coal.
Not a pro, by any stretch. Sorry about the lighting. I cannot show you The Smithy, but Eir and Frigg. Continue reading My hand at wood carving
Held a bone council once again, as there was a need. All the vessels were gathered, and in the silence my new Lyre was played with the goat-skin drum. Chants, and songs were sung to the White Fruits that are not mute. Many good omens occured, and The Smithy’s will be done. Good tidings, all … Continue reading Bone Council
Over the years I have seen this topic go ‘round and ‘round. To cast a circle, draw the compass round, tread the mill, call the roll-wrights, and then some. There is a general consensus of a round circle for setting sacred space. I have argued that I do not work with circles, until one fateful … Continue reading Circles, Triangles, or None.
It is a minor holiday (August. 20), no gift giving but a decent meal held with familial celebrations. This eve marks the birth of the Twins in my tradition, born of the Bear Mother. Stories, movies, anecdotes, and if possible an actual equestrian ride take up the day. One of a few times a year … Continue reading Ferdtide