I don’t promise to have a new glossary entry every day for the long haul, but we’re good for now. Rathcrogan: Located near Tulsk in County Roscommon in Ireland, Rathcrogran is a complex of archaeological sites associated with Cruachan, the traditional capital of the Connachta. Also, I’m pleased to report that I spent the weekend […]
Today’s new entry for the Valhalla series glossary is: Voodoo Doughnut: An independent chain of doughnut shops based in Portland, Oregon. Frequently featured on various travel programs, Voodoo Doughnut is a local favorite and is famed for its crazy-ass confections made from ingredients including jelly, bacon, candies, fruit, instant beverage powder, cookies, and breakfast cereals?but […]
Here’s another new term added to the Valhalla glossary this afternoon. Use it in a sentence three times today, and it will be yours forever (so I’ve heard). Rath na Darbh: Literally, ?ringfort of the bulls.? Rath na Darbh is located within the Rathcroghan complex of archaeological sites and is composed of a circular enclosure […]
The sudden heat has gotten to me this week. In the immortal words of Robin Williams, “If it’s not one thing, it’s your mother.” But this time it’s the weather. Really, it is. Anyway, here’s another glossary entry for you to enjoy, because I know the fate of the world hangs in the balance when […]
Another new entry today in the Valhalla series glossary: Wicklow Mountains: The Wicklow Mountains are located to the south of Dublin in Ireland. The mountains are composed mainly of granite and are the source of several major river systems. The area is popular with tourists and outdoors enthusiasts. A number of major movies have filmed […]
Today’s new entry in the Valhalla series glossary: Ragnarok: The twilight of the gods, a time of an epic battle in which most of the Norse pantheon?including Odin, Heimdall, Loki, Freyr, and Thor?is foretold to be destroyed. Afterward, the world will be born anew. (seriously, I couldn’t believe I didn’t have this one in there […]
I’m trying to get back on top of the glossary of terms, characters, place names and the like that appear in the Valhalla series. Today I’ve added a new entry–an easy one, but it’s a start: Mj?lnir: Thor’s hammer. Tune in for more!