#41.7, Weds., Feb. 15, 2023

Historical setting: 590 C.E. Cottage between Annegray and Luxeuil          When two babies sleep the mother sleeps, the midwives get their rest, and so many thoughts and notions, remembrances and dreams race through my imagination just now. I can be the one who is awake to rock the cradle.          I can remember lullabies. It’sContinue reading “#41.7, Weds., Feb. 15, 2023”

#37.5, Weds., Oct. 12, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Pagan Village near the Loire          Thankfully, the assignment we are given is hard work and takes us until nightfall. Whenever we are near the cottage we hear sounds through the thatch, sometimes, murmurs and conversation, sometimes the cry of a woman in birth. Yet there is never that terrible emptyContinue reading “#37.5, Weds., Oct. 12, 2022”