Post #30.9.1, Friday, March 18, 2022

The Bridge to “Once We Were”* Historical setting: 589 C.E. A Roman Ruin          What is it about ancient times that lets Roman bridges stand firm on old roads long after the empire has fallen?          History, we know, is nearly always skewed by the perspective of now. The same hymn attributed to Saint PatrickContinue reading “Post #30.9.1, Friday, March 18, 2022”

Post #28.5, Weds., January 12, 2022

Historical setting: 589 C.E. when Brittany was forest          The leftovers of a huge feast with visitors and long nights of parties is old food, empty barrels, and contentious divisions between the tribes. The withering greens are set outside. The ashes are swept from the hearthstones and new wood is stacked. Ordinary tidiness is theContinue reading “Post #28.5, Weds., January 12, 2022”