#35.9, Thurs., Aug., 18, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Journey toward the Loire          This new day we set out to follow the rivers to reach the Loire.  At our pace it takes barely more than a day to come into sight of Sens, a city that keeps its Celtish ways even after the Romans came and built a wallContinue reading “#35.9, Thurs., Aug., 18, 2022”

Post #18.4, Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Historical setting: Sixth Century Bordeaux          Nic and I are spreading our fleeces in the stable loft near the construction of a new basilica in Bordeaux and from here we can overhear the conversation between two of the workers who are looking over the stone sculpture still in the cart just outside.          “Do youContinue reading “Post #18.4, Tuesday, March 9, 2021”

Post #17.10, Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Historical setting: 564 C.E. The Gaul Side of the Pyrenees          So, Nic asks August, recalling the story of Joseph, “It was like your brothers plotted to take you from your father, strip you of your fine coat with long sleeves then leave you in a wilderness pit?” [Genesis 37:20-24]          August answers, “Yes, IContinue reading “Post #17.10, Tuesday, February 23, 2021”