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Archive for May, 2010

31
May

Tyr and Memorial Day

It is the day to march. We first go to Elk’s Point for a ceremony honoring the fallen. I will be part of the squad doing the 21 gun salute. After the ceremony, we go back to the post for a little while, and then head off to Brinckerhoff Avenue where the parade begins. The […]

31
May

Runecast for 5/31/10

Today’s runecast is Lagu – Isa – Eh Lagu is the lake ,water, depths, subconscious, dreams, illusion,. Subjectivity Isa is ice, blockage, obstacle, freezing ,treachery, opportunity. Eh is the horse, riding, driving, a journey, a trek ,a process that does something. A fluid situation becomes locked and frozen. This often happens when things remain in […]

30
May

A Refresher

Today the fellows in the honor guard will get together to practice our drill. We will be firing the 21 gun salute at the Elk’s Point ceremony on Monday. It does not take long to get back into stride. Much of that is due to the training we all received from the military many years […]

30
May

Runecast for 5/30/10

Today’s runecast is Odal – Ken – Raido Odal is home, inheritance, family, tradition Ken is knowledge, discovery, learning, education Raido is travel, transport, speed In a matter of home and family, information will come to light that will result in taking a trip. That information may be a message received, or it may be […]

29
May

Sig and Summer

This weekend is the unofficial start of Summer. It begins the vacation season and everything that goes with it. We celebrate Summer. In ancient times, Summer freed people from trouble. They could travel freely, sleep outdoors and get food easily. Nature was less of a threat. By contract, winter was dangerous. Travel was difficult because […]

29
May

Runecast for 5/29/10

Today’s Ruencast is: Tyr – Hagal – Odal Tyr is victory, success, decision, tactics, bravery Hagal is hail, a sudden blast, pelting, sudden change, scattering Odal is home, heritage, ownership, inheritance Success leads to a sudden change in circumstances. The fruits of success are yours, and they cannot be lost. Likewise your reputation is assured. […]

28
May

Funny Honor

My wife used to love a Star Trek series called Deep Space Nine. I remember watching one episode with her where the Klingons were having a ceremony. The head Klingon was giving people an award. As he handed the award to each one, he said, “Honor to you and to your house.” The way he […]

28
May

Runecast for 5/28/10

Today’s runecast is Bjork – Perdra – Eh Bjork is natural growth, women, small children, healing Perdra is Wyrd, a process that makes something, pregnancy, Eh is the horse, driving, a process that makes something. We see here three natural processes: the natural growth of Bjork, the gestation of Perdra and the forward-moving process, or […]

27
May

Runecast for 5/27/10

Today’s runecast is: Lagu – Jera – Urus Lagu is the depths, water, subconscious, subjectivity Jera is the year, a harvest, assets earned over time, expanding good. Urus is strength, independence, wildness, freedom. From within to without, from below to above. That is Lagu to Jera. From the depths of oneself comes a harvest of […]

26
May

Using Your Good

Ruencast for 5/26/10 While we have been on the subject of honoring the giver by using the gifts, how about the many good things in our own lives? Look at where we are today. Many of the things we accept as common were nonexistent a few generations ago. The conveniences, appliances and technology in the […]

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