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  • Essential Skills – Skinning a Rabbit

    Essential Skills – Skinning a Rabbit

    By Rory H OR This short piece is one in a series dealing with essential skills. There are many skills and techniques which we have lost in this modern world. Those that are not lost are at the very least waning fast and they are abilities that our ancestors would have taken for granted. Without further ado then please read on and rediscover how to clean and skin a rabbit.
    February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments More
  • Odinic Crafting for a Modern World

    Odinic Crafting for a Modern World

    By Kat AOR So the challenge was to make an item for that year’s OR Great Moot Auction, with the theme of Seasons, using 4 different designs on 4 small canvasses, each canvas picture should contain an Odinic symbol. I decided no limitations were to be put in place so that I had free rein in what products I would use.
    February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments More
  • Essential Skills - Advanced Life Support

    Essential Skills – Advanced Life Support

    By Rob M AOR

    The Rite has many members from different backgrounds and life experiences as well as differing forms of employment. This means we have a wealth of knowledge and practical skills that can only enhance our community and …

    December 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More
  • Yule: History, Figures and Regional Traditions

    Yule: History, Figures and Regional Traditions

    Arinbjorn OR (OR Gothi), has provided a comprehensive exploration of the Yuletide celebrations, characters and modern incorporation of ancient traditions from all around Midgard.

    The reading level is young teen to adult.

    Merry Yule!

    Yule: History, Figures and Regional Traditions

    December 25, 2014 | 0 Comments More
  • A poem for Yuletide

    A poem for Yuletide

    by Aeswyn OR A time of renewal a time of new hope. A new year is born from the ashes of the old. As the old year dies with it die the broken dreams the hurt and the lies.
    December 21, 2014 | 1 Comment More

Recent Articles

Essential Skills - Navigation

Essential Skills – Navigation

By Rory OR In our modern world of GPS (global positioning system), satnav in vehicles and all kinds of electronic gadgetry it is easy for basic skills to be overlooked and forgotten. While these electronic devices can and do save lives and even smart phone apps can be useful in an emergency they are, at best, just a back up for a good solid knowledge base and a thorough understanding of the basics.
August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Navigating the Maelstrom – Part 2: Toddlers and Preschoolers

Navigating the Maelstrom – Part 2: Toddlers and Preschoolers

By Hyndla OR In the prior article we covered our family’s experiences with infants. Whenever something is written, some things are forgotten, and I wanted to cover a few things before moving on to Toddlers and Preschoolers.
May 11, 2014 | 1 Comment More
Navigating the Maelstrom - Part 1

Navigating the Maelstrom – Part 1

By Hyndla OR My purpose with these series of articles is to hopefully give parents my point of view on parenting and help them be better parents. I don’t intend to preach at parents or say my way is the best way, but I can say we have had much success and have raised our children from birth to maturity as Odinists. My sincerest hope is that it holds value for someone!
July 19, 2013 | 2 Comments More
The Reason for the Season!

The Reason for the Season!

One of the most common questions we get asked is how to get through "Christmas" when you are not a Christian. Well just take a look at what are considered the general trappings of "Christmas" and you will find that it all has origins in the pre-Christian past of our folk.
December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Members' Creations

Members’ Creations

Here at Acorn Hollow, we pride ourselves in the “Tried and True” crafts. Below are some great examples of our members’ creations. If you have some pictures of your creations, please share, and if we don’t have the craft yet, …

December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More
A Different Kind of Wrapping!

A Different Kind of Wrapping!

Sometimes the best part of a gift is the wrapping! One of our commenters offered up some great ideas, and we thought it would be great to share a little "how to" so folks can recreate these fun wrapping ideas this year. Thank you "Frau Williams" for offering these great ideas and sharing them with our Folk!
December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More