Monthly Archives: July 2013

Buckminster & Amber 66 – Amber Croft — Kat Kung Fu – Part 5

Amber Croft  A Cat of Nine Tales  Tale 2  Part 5             “But, I’m not ready, Sifu. Next week maybe.”             “Next week like mirage on desert, certain to fade as one draws closer. You are ready now. Have mastered … Continue reading

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Buckminster & Amber 65 – Amber Croft — Kat Kung Fu – Part 4

Amber Croft – Cat of Nine Tales Part 4 Part 4    The Dog of Death Another dawn at Golden Amber Temple. Buckminster sleeping off catnip hangover on front steps. “Wake up Grasshopper.”             “Huh?”             Awareness struggles to take shape … Continue reading

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The Church at Stora Tuna – Borlänge, Sweden

This church is a few miles from where we live. Completed in 1469, it was the religious and political center of Darläna at that time. It is a three hall, Gothic style design. Crucifix: The crucifix was created by an … Continue reading

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Buckminster & Amber 64: Amber Croft – Kat Kung Fu – Part 3

Typical Chinese morning, blue sky, smell of rice between the lotus blossoms. Buckminster of Beijing napping as usual. Time for graduation approaches with speed of greyhounds. Students practice many hours, wanting to learn. But this Buckminster is great problem. No … Continue reading

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Buckminster & Amber 63: Amber Croft – Kat Kung Fu – Part 2

Amber Croft – A Cat of Nine Tales Kat Kung Fu  Tale 2   Part 2 “Will you not be practicing again Grasshopper?”             “I’m too tired, Sifu. I was up late last night, yow-ling at the moon.”             “Kat who … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – Missing America

  Things Left Behind: I’m starting to miss a few things. Had my first doctor’s appointment here in Sweden. Office was  . . . how should I say it? Adequate. It was adequate, nice, something like a doctor’s office would … Continue reading

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Buckmister & Amber 62 Amber Croft … Kat Kung Fu

  Amber Croft – Cat of Nine Tales.  Tale 2   Part 1 of:  Kat Kung Fu It was a lifetime ago, my third as a matter of fact. I’m on my fifth life now; four more to go. But that’s … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – 18 July 2013

Culture Shock Phase 2 It’s not so much about Sweden exactly, or leaving America . . . the end of basic things: the culture, ways of thinking, loss of friends with at least the potential of body nearness—almost never happened. … Continue reading

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Buckminster & Amber – 61 Amber Croft – Tale 2 Part 1

              Well, I suppose by now Buck’s magnum opus has put you asleep. Bringing me into his story undoubtedly made it more interesting, but really:  “Oh Bucks, I’m so afraid . . ? You’re so intelligent . . ? … Continue reading

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Buckminster & Amber 60 Wormhole 4

OMG! It’s Amber! Spinning out of control though space, a tawny tumbleweed caught in a cosmic tsunami. She was probably sniffing around the wormhole and got sucked in. Curiosity kills. I keep telling her that, but of course she never … Continue reading

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