#38.6, Thurs., Nov. 10, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Châlons to Luxeuil          It’s dusk and we’ve stopped at a cottage in a cluster amid these fields and vineyards. These people are hospitable to our cow, donkey and mules, but they haven’t much concern for the eleven of us humankinds. They won’t hear a word of our plan to tradeContinue reading “#38.6, Thurs., Nov. 10, 2022”

#36.9, Weds., Sept. 21, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. Poitiers          Ana is telling me that she and Colleen turned the previous midwife’s journal over to Lady Elise’s mother.          “It affirmed the family’s worst fears. These childbirth deaths may not have been the natural consequences of difficult births, but something more sinister. The earl is one who seems theContinue reading “#36.9, Weds., Sept. 21, 2022”