A friend of mine is doing my ancestry/family tree for me and it’s getting very interesting. Besides the fact I’m related to Charlemagne and Alfred the Great, I may be related to William the Conquerer! One of the other cool things she’s discovered is that I have Norman French in me….and Viking blood! When I mentioned my Nordic Viking connection, my friend said, “Well then, you should learn the runes.” I’ve always been interested in runes because I’m a very tactile person and I liked the feel of them, but I’ve just been too lazy and it wasn’t a priority. But, I went to my friend’s awesome metaphysical store today, Blue Eagle, and bought this wood rune set and book. Now I’ve got some studying to do!