St Rodentia reliquary https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/ St Rodentia reliquary front https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067463 185067463 rear https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067513 185067513 open Rodentia ("Rody") Patron saint of small mammals. I too a class on small mammals at OLLI https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067514 185067514 upper bandsaw box acorn pulls https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067515 185067515 box open https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067516 185067516 book slat s cut from inside of box acorn ornament in top paper on pages is handmade from my prairie patch Rodentia's Prayer Carpe quercum (seize the oak) et nux eterna ( nux=nut) deus balanus (balanus=acorn) Rodentia hymn to tune of Go tell aunt Rhody-- Go tell saint Rody the old gray squirrel is dead https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067517 185067517 book open refernece to Ratotoskr, ancient Norse squirrel who ran up and down the world tree to carry messages https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067518 185067518 nest abandoned robin's nest squirrel bones mica cover wool packed around 4 sacred nuts (walnut, acorn, hickory, buckeye https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067519 185067519 lens small bones and teeth https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067520 185067520 acorn mechanism walnut pull acorn inserted in hole in side to allow retraction of locking pin https://www.charleswisseman.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=185067521 185067521