Happy Birthday, Karen

Happy Birthday, Karen (May 7th)

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Now it's your turn, Karen. As I have mentioned to friends before, the fact that all four of us sisters are born under the Zodiac sign "Taurus" must prove that astrologi and Zodiac signs are just a bunch of bull. Being the oldest of the four, you have had to endure all of your sisters the longest. For this I salute you and hope you have a wonderful birthday.

Happy Birthday, Donna

I read on Facebook that you are/have been fishing like crazy while on vacation. I hope you have time to celebrate your birthday today April 24th.

Happy Birthday, Donna (April 24th)

Happy Birthday, Sha

I won't reveal your age, Sha, as I wouldn't won't you to reveal mine. Work got the best of me, so I didn't have time to make you a birthday card this year, but here's a birthday greeting from the minions and me. I hope you have a fantastic birthday today April 21st!


Ancient, Iron Viking Design, made by Diana Roald 03-16

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The above image is based on the Blue Lightning Video Tutorial "How to Create an Ancient, Iron, Viking Design"

Even before I moved to Norway I was somewhat fascinated by Vikings. I found the quote at The Viking Rune, “My Top 10 Favorite Quotes from Icelandic Sagas”. The site has a fun page where you can type in your name and get it converted into Runic symbols. 

According to The Viking Rune, the Short Twig variant of the Younger Futhark is also known as Rök runes. It was used in Norway and Sweden along with the Long Branch variant that was more characteristic for Denmark. The following is my name, Diana, in Short Twig:

Diana written in Short Twig rune

I'll keep my thoughts to myself as to what my rune reminds me of. :) I made the Facebook cover and profile below out of this design, which I plan on posting later in March. 

Diana Roald Facebook cover/profile - Viking 03 16

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