Ribbons of Light

The Inuit peoples of Greenland used to say the Northern Lights were their ancestors dancing in front of firelight. Later, when they became Christians, they said the Northern Lights were angels dancing before firelight. I think they could be both ancestors and angels dancing a big line dance across the heavens. Undulating ribbons of light … Continue reading Ribbons of Light

A Viking We Will Go

Today, our chill day, we’ve been learning Viking lore. All Vikings were Norsemen but not all Norsemen were Vikings. The majority of Norsemen were peaceful farmers. Actually The word “Viking” is a verb meaning to adventure, plunder and make-way for the peaceful settlers. And Vikings were vain…they dyed their hair with lye, which also got … Continue reading A Viking We Will Go