I started blogging after being elected as a deputy to General Convention and began writing things to the Houses of Bishops and Deputies listserv, trying to reason and understand the leadership of my church. The rest, as they say, is history.
Why the name? Well, it is a double entrendre:
descant: a melody or counterpoint sung above the plainsong of the tenor; discourse or comment on a theme.
Oh, and the picture on the header is of the war memorial cross at the University of the South, my undergraduate alma mater.