Category Archives: work in progress

The long-awaited Theodosius essay

(I don’t know how many of you have been waiting on the edge of your seats for this, but here it is anyway. Formatting’s a bit off in the longer quotes.)   Theodosius I was the last to rule both halves … Continue reading

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It snowed and it snowed and it snowed.

(To paraphrase a line from Pooh.) I’ve been tagged, thanks to Gail of A Gail Made a Blog. I’m supposed to tag another eleven bloggers, but I don’t think I know eleven. I’m also supposed to pass on my own … Continue reading

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November wrap-up post — with snippets

Reading: Bits of Hegel and Marx and Ibn Khaldun and Nietzsche and such, for Historiography (We’re almost done and I shall be sad — how is next week the last week of classes already?) The Song of Roland, for the … Continue reading

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Things ganging agley

Because this is what happens when I make plans. I try not to, because then I get attached, and when they don’t turn out, I get sad about it. It’s easier just not to plan, and then whenever you get … Continue reading

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Three Drops of Blood

Last week I said I’d be telling you more about my Snow White retelling. I don’t want to talk about it too much, as it is for a contest, but I have back-cover copy: Snow White in Orthodox Russia   … Continue reading

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Announcing. . .

Here’s the thing. I was planning (and dropped a hint or two on the blog to this effect) to write the Mediterranean-fairy-tale story for the last Rooglewood contest. Then I found out it was Snow White, and the two didn’t … Continue reading

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Progress on Of the North

Graduation went off all right, being unusually short. I only had to actually talk once, which was funny, but another story, and we got home safely with our Doctor. I got some sewing done in the car, too. I’ve got four documents … Continue reading

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