[Northkeep] Wiesenfeuer Yule
talana1 at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 6 17:23:40 PST 2004
Well, Sister Stacia, that's just the thing about elevations - they don't
make you a peer, they recognize what you already are; so obviously, in the
emotional rush of that night, I believed Tarl was already a peer.
Actually, I had thought, even at the time, that Tarl was already a peer. I
thought his Lion predated his Laurel. Ah, well, brain cells, like
batteries, don't hold their charge forever.
Anyway, it was a really, seriously, awesomely cool event.
(who is still sleep deprived from this weekend, and whose feet are still
>From: sandra goodrich <tgnst at swbell.net>
>Reply-To: The Barony of Northkeep <northkeep at ansteorra.org>
>To: The Barony of Northkeep <northkeep at ansteorra.org>
>Subject: Re: [Northkeep] Wiesenfeuer Yule
>Date: Mon, 6 Dec 2004 08:10:22 -0800 (PST)
>Sister, just a few 'minor' clarifications to the deeds and words performed
>upon a night that is sure not to pass from memory for those who bore
>personal witness to a night of shock and awe, :-).
>The cloak that was laid on Dairmaid's shoulders by Beorthlic's hand, and
>by his kind ascent my own, was a heart gift made by my hand for Beorthlic's
>elevation at WYR now 6 years past... The passing of such a piece of
>historied regalia is a true mark of affection, acceptance, joy and respect,
>Ox took your cloak ,that I believe that Catherine made for you, from off
>his shoulders to lay across our Rabbit's... Loved and cherished by him for
>a little over a year, I left my place in line that I might tell him that
>that was a hero thing. :-)...
>Tarl giggled mightily to have been accorded her in your missive to have
>been given a 'second' peerage on that historic WYR now 11 years past, and
>if I did not say it befor happy anniversary!, Caitlin, who lives now only
>in hearts and memory was the other double peer made that night when she was
>entered into the order of the Pelican. You and he were the two shiny new
>peers of that evening--and with Brigitta treading the soil of distant
>lands, the only two here to share that anniversary... Tarl would like to
>know what the first peerage was, giggle-giggle...
>And yes the Lion was overcome with the evenings doings, Dairmaid was the
>first he stood for, and the words that overflowed his heart could come out
>his expression, stance and eyes but he could not give them
>vocalization...He rallied himself for the next three...( we are still both
>drained from Saturday's doings)...:-)
>The second weirdness was rwhen Claryce said during Rabbit's elevation that
>they had received their first elevations on the same day as well, In Kein
>and Alisha's 2nd reign... And as Darius pointed out on another list, that
>first 'Night of the Peer' 11 years since was in Kein and Alisha's 1st
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