A medievalist, feminist, life-long student, and middle school teacher sounds off on any and all issues that inform any of those identities.
The name is simply a misspelling -- because English has lost a few characters over the years -- of the Anglo-Saxon words for "she" (Heo) and "said" (Cwaeth).
There are two basic rules for this blog:
1) Comments are welcome from anyone--agree or disagree--but will be deleted if they are vile.
2) I decide what's vile.
Heomodor passed last Saturday, October 3rd, at 4:40 am. Just to be ornery, she died of a Pulmonary Embollism rather than the illness she has been fighting for the past few months. She is now buried next to my brother, as she wished.