Vincent Enlund's Blog – October 2010 Archive (4)

Winternights (Vetrarblot, Alfarblot)

October (Hunting) 11th - 17th

Winternights (Vetrarblot, Alfarblot)



In the old Icelandic Calendar, Winter begins on the Satyr's day between October (Hunting) 11th and 17th. However, this holiday may move about in the calendar so as to occur when the seasons are noticeably changing. Winter Nights also celebrates the bounty of the now completed harvest, but more importantly, honors the Alfs, Disir and Huldfolk. It also honors Odin and/or Perchta as leaders of The Wild Hunt (or Furious… Continue

Added by Vincent Enlund on October 10, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Day of Remembrance for Leif (the Lucky) Erikson (Leifr Eiríksson)

October (Hunting) the 9th

Day of Remembrance for Leif (the Lucky) Erikson (Leifr Eiríksson)



this is a day that even the U.S. Government admits, should be dedicated to the man who beat Columbus to the shores of Vinland by over 500 years. Don’t let it slide quietly - write your local newspapers and share the word of the Norse colonies with neighbors and friends.



On this day I will raise a horn to the son of Erik the Red, discoverer of modern North America and a great… Continue

Added by Vincent Enlund on October 8, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Day of Remembrance for Erik the Red (Eiríkr Þorvaldsson)

October (Hunting) the 8th

Day of Remembrance for Erik the Red (Eiríkr Þorvaldsson)



Praise the stalwart founder of Greenland setelments, and father of Leif, the founder of Vinland. Erik remained loyal to Thor even when his wife left the Gods and refused to sleep with her Heathen husband. Pause in memory of Erik today; drink a toast to his honor. No doubt he gets enough warmth in Har’s Hall to make up for his wife’s coldness.



On this day I will raise a horn to one of the… Continue

Added by Vincent Enlund on October 7, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

Wanderer Kindred Frithmoot in the Mountains camp out 2010

Wanderer Kindred Frithmoot in the Mountains camp out 2010



My family arrived around Noon on Friday and was openly greeted by Carmen and Jan, who quickly began to help us set up camp, what great Heathen hospitality! After we secured our camping area and popped up our campers and tents, we had a chance to look around the area. We were just outside of Strawberry and Pine, which are about 25 miles outside of Payson, Az. The area was thick with pine trees and some oak, the weather was in the… Continue

Added by Vincent Enlund on October 5, 2010 at 2:02pm — 2 Comments

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