With Pete needing to leave soon for training to deploy to Iraq, Keeper of Seasons Hall met on April 11, 2009 for a combination spring and victory blót. The weather during the days was still shifting back and forth from warm spring to lingering winter, but we were done with overnight freezes. In order to include as many Hall members and family as possible, including those who were getting over illnesses or recovering from triathlon participation, and to avoid any possible rain or hail, we decided to meet at one of our member’s homes and have a blót and potluck there. Debbie and I had the honor of hosting the event. Continue reading
Keeper of Seasons Hall held its eleventh Winternights blót on November 1, 2008 in the Bosque near the Montaño trailhead.
Much like last year’s Winternights celebration, the days leading up to the event were fairly mild; it was only at night that the temperatures dropped below freezing. The day of the blót itself was warm and sunny. Many of the trees had changed their color, but few had lost many leaves yet. Though we had originally planned on using the same place in which we’d held our Midsummer celebration this year, we ultimately ended up in a different area. We at first had difficulty finding the location, and we spent some time rambling through the Bosque looking for landmarks. Continue reading