Friar Tuck’s UNMerry Men (36)

Book II: Chapter 36July 15 Bored out of my mind, at last I watched as Alan followed Miriam out of the cubby they’d been hiding in and back into the wooden stall they started from yesterday, and then out from there and into the Chapel of the Choir at St. Peter’s Basilica. Miriam took a … Read more

The Secret of the Lie (33)

Book II: Chapter 33July 15 Time shifted in my vision and and I now saw Alan and Miriam leave their hiding spot. I guessed that it was probably sometime after midnight since the church was now deserted. As for my friends, they were now dressed in black clothing, having ditched their bright tourist garb within … Read more

The Rock of Peter (16)

Book II: Chapter 16July 9 Two days later, Miriam was still sitting beside Alan’s bed as he recovered. Meanwhile, I was having a beer on my back porch – Heavy Seas Loose Cannon – one of my favorite IPAs. I knew Alan was out of the woods by now, and I couldn’t just sit there … Read more