Misty sheets of grey drizzle fall in ghost-like stillness past my window, while heavy drops patter against the metal awning … More
It’s one of my favorite words, and there’s so seldom a chance to use it in conversation. Hiraeth (It’s Welsh, … More
The Next One
Have you heard about the new club at Camelot? Yeah, apparently it’s famous for its knight life. I showed up … More
More Castles, Syriasly
We pick up this week with number four on the list of “Best Castles Ever!” If you missed the previous … More
so you want to be a writer?
I realize not everyone is as enamored with castles as I am (fools though they may be), so I thought … More
What Comes After ‘Yore’?
It’s a serious question. Is there an established timeline that follows, “in the days of yore…?” Is there an “early … More
In the Days of Yore
I find myself sort of painted into a corner these days. Because of my profession, I am expected to be … More
All Things Great and Small
Someone asked me what I did for a living the other day. I paused for a second. I always pause … More
When you don’t consistently update your blog, it’s really freaking hard not to want to start with, “So it’s … More
I think I’m going to go live in a Buddhist monastery in Nepal. No, but for real. Not forever, or … More