Category Archives: Tradition / Legend
Carolyn’s Celtic Coasts
I created Celtic Coasts in 2016, after the Irish group retired that I enjoyed. It is the perfect name for the only group that covers all three Celtic countries! Ireland is part of my heritage, as is Scotland. Ron & I … Continue reading
Carolyn’s Ethereal 2019
I created ETHEREAL in 2014, after encountering no group for my most passionate subject: spirits. I am excited about numerous mystical subjects that had not been covered. ETHEREAL is just the right name for the group including all metaphysical, spiritual, and … Continue reading
Carolyn’s Celtic Coasts 2018!
It is my pleasure to reprise my newest theme, for its third year: Celtic Coasts 2018! I love Irish and Scottish places, authors, lore, and have been learning more about Wales. I am first to give Welsh-related literature somewhere … Continue reading
Carolyn’s “Birth Year Reading”!
I have been happy to discover the wonderful J.G. (whose given name I must ask), the rewarding kind of hostess I strive to be, who takes interest in our contributions and makes us glad we put in the energy. … Continue reading
Carolyn’s CELTIC COASTS 2017
Happy “RIEDEL Challenges” renewal! February 1 is here for my four groups! May we have a fun year with CELTIC COASTS 2017! This is my post to show how I get along. I plan, then smooth my list into finished books … Continue reading
Checking On My Kind Of Mystery
I hope fellow Canadians had a happy Thanksgiving! Today is what we and perhaps the Americans too, call “gate night”. Pranksters, at least in the city, used to throw eggs and be mischievous, so this was a day to be … Continue reading
Martenitsa Reaches Manitoba!
“CHESTITA BABA MARTA!” HAPPY GRANDMA MARCH! There is a celebration of spring and positivity for our new year, that is special because it is entirely Bulgarian. It isn’t an event celebrated all over the place like many, perhaps because they … Continue reading
Posted in Tradition / Legend Tagged Baba Marta, Bulgaria, custom, March, Martenitsa, Martenitsi, spring, tradition Leave a comment
A RIEDEL Clue ~ One
I hereby launch the first activity for “My Kind Of Mystery” guests: A RIEDEL Clue! You may join right up until February 28, 2015. RIEDEL challenges are about interacting together, in a fun outlet with prizes shared internationally. They consist of treats from here at home, options that I hope appeal … Continue reading
Tales & New Scotland!
Here is a dual post, to save my readers from posting traffic, to enter into a fresh reading circle and to close a thought-provoking one: “TELLING TALES“. Therein, participants were asked for material based on fairy tales, old stories, and … Continue reading
My Grandma & I Have A Story.
Postcards, mail… I hear excuses against this beautiful mode of communication, more than about folks participating. “Stamps cost too much”. “We’ll be home by the time it arrives”, is the attitude on vacation. When I was young, I got it: the power … Continue reading
Posted in Language / Grammar / Writing, Tradition / Legend Tagged birthdays, card-sending, Carolyn, Christmas cards, Grandma, mail, memories, stamps 3 Comments
Canadian Thanksgiving History
Copyright © 2007 Riedel Cards The lives we lead are measured by time. Events highlight our calendar. Whether designated by spirituality, a country, or enthusiasm for a personal birth: the memories are up to us. They aren’t “just another … Continue reading
Posted in Animal Rights, Canadian, History / Event, Tradition / Legend Tagged Canada, Canadian, history, holiday, Martin Frobisher, meal, Samuel De Champlain, Seven Year's War, Thanksgiving Day, vegetarian 1 Comment
Future Book & Beverage Challenge
Today’s “Wicked Wildfire Read-A-Thon”, 4:00 PM challenge asks for: a book we’re excited to read, a favourite summer beverage, and photos with both. I can’t wait to read “BLUE NOSE GHOSTS”, 1957 by Helen Creighton, renound Nova Scotia folklorist! Interviewing English and … Continue reading
Posted in Book / Novel / Literature, Canadian, Tradition / Legend Tagged beverage, Bluenose, Ghosts, Helen Creighton, Nova Scotia, Read-A-Thon, recipe, Silver Cloud 1 Comment