Archives: January 2004

Wed Jan 28, 2004

Ursalmas

We went up to Ursalmas last weekend for Olin's knighting. Left early on Saturday morning just before 6. It was uneventful, until we got off I-5 just after Northgate mall. It started hailing, then snowing. By the time we crossed I-405, it was snowing hard. Halfway to Monroe, there was about 3 inches of snow on the ground, and we saw someone climbing out from the window of their car, upside down in the ditch. Luckily there was a state police car which had just pulled up. We made it into Monroe without further mishap. More...

Posted by: Conchobar on Jan 28, 04 | 5:34 pm | Profile

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Tue Jan 13, 2004

Twelth Night

A busy weekend, with many happenings. We drove up from Portland through the remnants of the snow and ice of our recent storms. Beware the "mogul fields" of I-5 at rush hour! They suck! Finally arrived on site about 7:30 pm, after checking into our beach house and changing before heading to the hotel for Asa's vigil.

We all piled into the hotel room of Their Highnesses Skapti and Asa, carrying benches and sheepskins and food goodies. Jarl Ulfred brought in the bench he made for Asa, based on the headboard of the Oseberg ship-burial bed. Very impressive bench, all carved and painted, beautiful work. More...

Posted by: Conchobar on Jan 13, 04 | 5:25 pm | Profile

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