Monthly Archives: November 2013

Why is a football called a pigskin?

In the middle ages, football season started in November. That’s when the pigs were slaughtered. The kids took pigs’ bladders and filled them with peas to make footballs.

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I love audiobooks!

Listening to Veil of Lies by Jeri Westerson in the car today. Great book! A very entertaining read and a fabulous narrator. Audio books sure makes sitting in traffic more pleasant. Veil of Lies by Jeri Westerson

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November

Joe and I love to lay in front of our easy, low maintenance gas fireplace, but in the medieval world, November was often a month of gathering firewood to provide warmth during the winter. I love the scent of a wood fire.

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The Heretic’s Daughter is a finalist!

The Heretic’s Daughter is a finalist in the 2013 Melody of Love contest. Melody of Love contest

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