#42.8, Thurs., March 16, 2023

Historical setting: 602 C.E. On the path to Luxeuil          As we walk toward Luxeuil, my boys are exploring the nature of rumor and the power of the written word. Gabe says a rumor isn’t true unless it’s written into a book.  So no wonder Gabe finds his voice by practicing letters on the waxContinue reading “#42.8, Thurs., March 16, 2023”

Post #26.8, Weds., November 17, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. The vineyards of Ezra          Colleta is reciting rumors of the war so I won’t refute these details with actual fact. “We’ve heard you encountered a dragon. And we’ve heard that my son-in-law Bertigan nearly suffered death. And that my own son Daniel was the dragon slayer.”          “Are you askingContinue reading “Post #26.8, Weds., November 17, 2021”

Post #26.7, Tues., November 16, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. The vineyards of Ezra          Now on the home side of the Loire the count has immediately taken the command back from Daniel.          “We will enter the lands of my estate as the proud victors! Ahead of my horse will go the banner, displayed fully with no tatter. I willContinue reading “Post #26.7, Tues., November 16, 2021”

Post #26.3, Thurs., Nov. 4, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E. by the fire of Samhain          Dear God, what do you make of this spiritual milieu? Is it alright that we make borders around our prayers and pray only to the facet of Spirit each of us already claims? Are we of one spirit despite our differences? But if we areContinue reading “Post #26.3, Thurs., Nov. 4, 2021”

Post #25.11, Weds., October 27, 2021

Historical setting: 588 C.E.          Thole has been waiting in the rain with the horses inviting me to ride with him to his father’s house. First we gather up the chickens binding their feet to take them along.           We only go toward Tours as far as the road into the little village where BertiganContinue reading “Post #25.11, Weds., October 27, 2021”