I have a new roof! Here’s hoping the water leak from the chimney is a thing of the past. Next up: replacing warped flooring and checking for further damage inside the house. 423 more words
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I was thinking today about why I enjoyed reading Daughters of Babylon so much (a book we launched this week). The fact that I was doing so at all exemplifies the contradictory demands I place on fiction (in other words, I’m an awkward so-and-so). 1,495 more words
Lovers of Kate Mosse’s Carcassonne historical mysteries, and Gabriel García Márquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude, aren’t often linked but today they are. Devotees of both authors will rejoice in… 407 more words
Louis Capet, King of the Franks, and his 3rd wife Adelaide of Champagne, Queen Consort of the Franks.
Louis the Younger, as he was called, was the son of King Louis the Fat of France, and Adelaide of Savoy. 708 more words