Pentathlon 2015: Dramatic Interpretation

Delivered for the first time last Saturday, March 14 for Caid’s amazing, incredible, and inspiring every-two-year Pentathlon. The poem is taken from the 13th century Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks (The Saga of Hervör and Heidrek). On a personal note, I cannot BELIEVE that I was able to memorize the thing! It was hard! “The Waking… Continue Reading Pentathlon 2015: Dramatic Interpretation

It’s Good to Have Friends!

Robert Seutter recently describe me thusly: “And rumors tell of a Mountain Woman, tough as rawhide, pretty as a wildflower….she could split a cord of rock hard oak, run statistical demographics on a marketing campaign, and translate and memorize an 11th century Norse Saga, all before breakfast…she could make some tasty buckwheat pancakes on campfire,… Continue Reading It’s Good to Have Friends!

New Medieval Music CD

I am delighted to report that the Cliar cu Buidhe musical troupe has released a new CD: “Cliar cu Buidhe. Period.” As you might have guessed it’s a wonderful collection of purely period voice and instrumental music. Some of the songs are “The Three Ravens,” “Lullay, lullay,” Sumer is icumen in,” “Salve Splendor,” and many… Continue Reading New Medieval Music CD