In Search of a Story . . .

OK, maybe it’s because I’m a story junky, but it seems I’m forever discovering the odd fact that immediately suggests all kinds of story possibilities.

lamplighter in VeniceHere’s one: in the middle ages, when people needed to travel after dark, they hired lamp carriers, servants who walked ahead, scaring off thieves and/or demons, lighting the way, and making the path safe. 

Suggests all kinds of possible parables. Better yet, add one to the comment section, and we’ll all be richer by a story.

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