A brain dump. Topics include to varying detail: Fall is best season, baby traditions, rethinking harvest-tide and New England holidays, the joys of woodworking.
We all drive. Sometimes when I think about it, driving puts life in perspective- at least in the rearview.
A rabbithole about balancing American Identit-y/ies. Unless you enjoy thinking your way into net neutrality, this might not be the post for you.
Other topics glanced over: Grønbech's internet treatment, anthropology, roots of American popular mythology, Conversion Times and ethnogenesis. All spergery. No breaks.
O LORD spare us the sperge of the Yankee.
Continuing the review of Gronbech's book "Culture of the Teutons." This section will deal with Gronbech's foundational understanding of Luck, as well as how reckoning of Luck has evolved in a post-Christian and Asatru adjacent sector.
This is a brain dump. All fluff. No big thinks.
An impromptu exegetic into Ragnarok. Maybe not "the end" we've all been waiting for.
Hell, it froze over; and Seaxclan took a trip Away.
It seems our Ancestors' may have seen Honour as a thing which existed apart from the self and had a life of it's own. Lives had prices, thus, so did and does honour. This essay inspired by Grönbech's work on the Teutons deals in ancient honour, modern honour and drawing that old Rainbow Bridge between them. Honour should be seen as an entity, not an abstract: part of the soul.
Frith, is another lost virtue. It exists in pockets in hospitality, how we treat guests. But these should be active habits, not passive traits.
Eternal News Cycle. What are realistic expectations we can have of ourselves in These Most Unprecedented Of Times? What good comes from being plugged into all the latest, if it isn't inspiring you to make your plans, execute your life strategies, and improve or otherwise build upon your skills?