#35.7, Tues., Aug., 16, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Châlons          The servant folds down the sumptuous linens and our ewer is replenished and now Ana and I are alone.          I ask Ana what she discovered of a woman’s anatomy in the books.          “I’ve learned more from the shepherd. The only medical book was the Roman book fromContinue reading “#35.7, Tues., Aug., 16, 2022”

Post #24.5, Thursday, September 9, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. Ligugè          The stable master is a caldron of bubbling royal rumors, and now he is telling me of a commoner, a son of a slave, turned into a count by King Chilperic.          He goes on, “So this is how the fellow, Leudast, sleezzeled his way to the high placeContinue reading “Post #24.5, Thursday, September 9, 2021”

Post #24.4, Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. Ligugè          Now there is a stirring among the horses and the doves flap and fly immediately into the rafters.  The stable master is at the doorway, surprised to see another monk here in his own assigned workplace.          “I came out here for some hairs of horses for my paintContinue reading “Post #24.4, Wednesday, September 8, 2021”