Monthly Archives: September 2013

Amber Goes To Cat Show

  Well, today has really been something. The servants took me to a cat show. It was right next door, so I agreed to go even though I disapprove of this sort of thing. The grooming displays were interesting. There … Continue reading

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My Favorite Seamus Heaney

When all the others were away at Mass When all the others were away at Mass I was all hers as we peeled potatoes. They broke the silence, let fall one by one Like solder weeping off the soldering iron: … Continue reading

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A Family Affair – Culture Shock 3

I’ve always had a kind of fear of family, moved as far away from mine as possible as soon as I was able. I was over loved . . . motherly–smotherly. Looked at family as a strong, controlling aspect . … Continue reading

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Similes

Still cleaning out My Docs and found this one. Can’t resist sharing with so many of you who write. No idea where this came from. Five or six years old at least.     Each year, English teachers submit their collections … Continue reading

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Buckminster & Amber – Amber’s Complaint

Is this, The Bucks, thing ever going to end? And booooring, such a total yawn. And bogus, I mean if you even read that kind of stuff. ‘Kat of the streets’? Get real. The closest I ever got to a … Continue reading

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Buckminster & Amber – The Bucks – Part 7

The Bucks             “. . . . Not good,” Buckminster told her.             “So, you know him?” Ambette asked.             “I know about him. Mandu was hit man for Chairman Meow . . . there was a triple … Continue reading

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Observing Sweden – Weather Report – September

Weather Report These foggy mornings Harbingers of what’s to come End of this perfect Swedish summer Beauty changes I await the snow More eagerly than recommended.  

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