#38.9, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Châlons to Luxeuil The well is restored and now I’ve gotten myself out. The four barbarians are here with the people from the cottages and they are passing a flask of ale and celebrating the success of the well water I’m doused in. And here I am, shivering, unnoticed, uncelebrated. DearContinue reading “#38.9, Thurs., Nov. 17, 2022”

#38.2, Weds., Nov. 2, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Châlons to Luxeuil          I’ve seen merchant caravans purposed with selling and armies driven by power of a hope for victory. I’ve been on pilgrimages, and I’ve been in a band of refugees — Jews leaving Jerusalem for Ephesus — but I’ve never known an entourage to travel with no knownContinue reading “#38.2, Weds., Nov. 2, 2022”