Vincent Enlund's Blog – October 2013 Archive (3)

Winternights (Vetrarblot, Alfarblot)

October (Winterfyllith - Gormanudhr - Hunting) 14th
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…
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Added by Vincent Enlund on October 12, 2013 at 2:42pm — No Comments

Day of Remembrance for Leif Erikson

October (Winterfyllith - Gormanudhr - Hunting) 9th



Day of Remembrance for Leif Erikson

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…

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Added by Vincent Enlund on October 8, 2013 at 1:38pm — 1 Comment

Day of Remembrance for Erik the Red

October (Winterfyllith - Gormanudhr - Hunting) 8th

Day of Remembrance for Erik the Red

Praise the stalwart founder of Greenland settlements, 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…

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Added by Vincent Enlund on October 7, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

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