Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is an illustration of a vision of the apocalypse. I thought the drawing of the dragon was fabulous, with it’s twisted, knotted tail, and gnarled claws.
Image source: New York Public Library, MA 15. Image believed to be in the public domain.