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Yet Another Domain Name Change

I’ve told you all a terrible lie. I’m not actually fluent in French.

I mean, I do “speak” French — as in, I studied it for a couple of years in high school and could probably manage to ask for directions if I got airdropped in the middle of Paris for some reason. 360 more words

Medieval Literature

Beauty 2

Fairy Tales

In the last post, I promised to give you my “idea” for a children’s book. https://crookedcreek.live/2018/03/20/beauty/

Some reader comments indicate you may be expecting an actual book, but I am sorry it does not exist. 307 more words


Shining Armour Loses its Shine

The old fairy stories are not known for their strong female roles. Off the top of my head, there seem to be four main types of women who constantly appear: 255 more words

Jo Danilo

My Personal Manifesto (And A Quiz!)

Currently, I’m once again wondering whether blogging is still the right medium for me. Fewer and fewer people seem to read or engage in conversation, especially with my usually happy posts. 1,053 more words



A new terror stalks the darkness; her appearance strikes me as more intense than the others after but a glimpse of her haggard silhouette. Twisted and torn in unspeakable ways, with greyish dead skin stretched out over her emaciated body. 414 more words


Birthday, Bows and Birds

Here’s a rather dark video with lots of appropriately blurry pictures of the party last Saturday. I had a great time dancing and hugging people I love. 536 more words


The Hag

By Robert Herrick

The Hag is astride, This night for to ride, The devil and she together;
Through thick and through thin, Now out, and then in, Though ne’er so… 106 more words