Saturday, August 27, 2016
Tonight was the night of the Smithlin gala. It was part one of two, since E is still coding at Google for another week. However, there were medieval place cards...
And a proper English summer pudding.
Christina is off to Glasgow on Labor Day!
Tonight's parlor game: Anglo-Saxon riddles in modern English. C and D discovered quite a talent for coming up with them.
"Stuffed with salmon, we wrote our riddles, / Fearless of failure or feeling like fools. / Guesses we gave, alliterating always." I think that passage is recorded in the Exeter Book.