#42.8, Thurs., March 16, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. On the path to Luxeuil          As we walk toward Luxeuil, my boys are exploring the nature of rumor and the power of the written word. Gabe says a rumor isn’t true unless it’s written into a book.  So no wonder Gabe finds his voice by practicing letters on the waxContinue reading “#42.8, Thurs., March 16, 2023”

#41.10, Weds., Feb. 22, 2023

Historical setting: 590 C.E. Cottage between Annegray and Luxeuil          Sister Marcella always keeps her eye on the hour, and she is expecting the babies will be waking just now.  Ana sits with the first son in the chair, and opens her tunic.  Sister Marcella checks on Gabriel, still sleeping soundly.          “His name isContinue reading “#41.10, Weds., Feb. 22, 2023”

Post #21.13, Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Historical setting: 584 C.E. The house of Eve          Anatase warns me that the page about monastery life is not all that interesting. She’s read ahead. But since I asked she’s conceded to read Nic’s Page 4 about the acceptance of Nic and my other two friends into Ligugè.          “He said they had noContinue reading “Post #21.13, Tuesday, June 29, 2021”