The text and paintings on The Trowbridge Chronicles are taken from the illustrated journal of Violet Trowbridge, a shrew that once lived in a village deep in the Olympic Rain Forest. Each new post will represent a portion of Mrs. Trowbridge’s journal.

Friday, November 30, 2007


Are you starting to wonder if you'll survive another holiday season? Your spare time is devoted to Christmas shopping and getting ready for arriving relatives.

As our culture becomes more consumed with excess, with iPods, Wiis, and large screen TVs, I hope that you can find a way to focus on the things that really matter...on sharing, caring, and the reason that we celebrate Christmas, the Christ Child. Merry Christmas to you.

Saturday, November 03, 2007


It's hard to believe that we've been with Shrew Khan and his comrades in the desert of Zur for two weeks shy of a year. Hats off to Keno for all the pain and misery that he's endured on a scale that I could never imagine... just to keep us entertained. He surely must be delighted that our story has reached its conclusion. If anyone deserves a two-week all expense paid vacation to the Mongolian Riviera, it's Keno. So we return for one last time to the desert outpost of Giloh as our story comes to a close...