Post #5.6, Thursday, February 13, 2020

Historical Setting, 562 C.E.          At my last leaving, I was near death, so I went with a great purpose that these children could live. But now it is different. I’m not the useful and needed person among them so I’m wandering off to Tours that I may not be like the guy in theContinue reading “Post #5.6, Thursday, February 13, 2020”

Post #3.10, Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Historical setting: 561 C.E. Gaul “Where would you look to find God’s own baby Jesus?”          Daniel answered, “I would ask Aunt Enola. She always goes to help where the new babies are.”          His answer draws smiles all around the table. Eve hides her smile bowing her head because the veils are drawn behindContinue reading “Post #3.10, Tuesday, December 24, 2019”

Post #3.9, Thursday, 12-19-2019

Historical setting: 561 C.E. Gaul          We’re shuttered from the winter so not the slightest starlight seeps here. The silence in darkness owns this table of Eve. Sure the stew is steaming but in six separate bowls. Wafts of fragrant herbs rise in six individual mists, one for each separate person. The bread is stillContinue reading “Post #3.9, Thursday, 12-19-2019”

Post #3.8, Wednesday, 12-18-2019

Historical setting: 561 C.E. Gaul Nightfall, and Eve is inside preparing and I’m out here tending the fire and stirring the pot. I hear them coming – Celeste and Daniel are racing up the hill, playful and chattering. Ezra and Colleta with the baby are taking their own good time for the slow trudge.         Continue reading “Post #3.8, Wednesday, 12-18-2019”