#36.12, Weds., Sept. 28, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. near Poitiers          Ana is telling me of her fears of the earl’s guardsmen.          “I rode as fast as I could ride in the dim moonlight by the river, but I knew that right behind me were the earl’s guardsmen. They had seen me in the earl’s stable readying myContinue reading “#36.12, Weds., Sept. 28, 2022”

Post #18.12, Thursday, March 25, 2021

Historical setting: Sixth Century Bordeaux                  It seems the wheel itself is the fine workmanship of a knowledgeable carpenter. Anyone can see that. August witnessed its construction as a child watching and learning amid the building project in the north where their family had been located. Their father and mother and the two younger sons,Continue reading “Post #18.12, Thursday, March 25, 2021”

Post #7.4, Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Historical setting: A dark age in Gaul          Jesus is here with so many followers even before our table servants are here. Martha is still in the kitchen instructing the cooks and probably arranging and rearranging the olives and bay leaves onto the platters for the still roasting meats. Martha does obsess over details. WhileContinue reading “Post #7.4, Wednesday, April 8, 2020”