Monthly Archives: December 2014

Rudyard Kipling

  It’s the birthday of short-story writer, poet, and novelist (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India (1865). His father was a British artist who got an appointment to run an art school in Bombay, but after a series … Continue reading

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A Message From Amber

A message from Amber Croft – The Cat of Nine Tales   *  2015  * Bring it on!

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Amber At Rest

Thank God it’s over. Now I can go back to training the dog.

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Dog Daze 6

                      I have to tell you this on the day-after blog ‘cause I know you all know I’m a very good dog. But my oh my, oh me, oh me … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Winter – 3

Appearance of Amaterasu – Japan Sun Goddess In the Northern Hemisphere, today is the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year and the longest night. It’s officially the first day of winter and one of the oldest-known holidays in … Continue reading

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Monday Funnies – A cat’s favorite drawer

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Wishing you a very . . .

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Amber’s Swedish History – Chapter 11

  I’ve been so distracted lately. Having a dog in the house does not make it easy. Hmm . . . where was I? Oh yes, 1587 with Sigismund the sluggish. He was King of Sweden and Poland, but there … Continue reading

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Swedish For Immigrants – Week 16

Verbal abuse These verbs I know will someday be of use these tenses do so stress I must confess but will endure these eight more days I didn’t know were still to go I never seem to know what’s coming … Continue reading

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Free Concert

Postcard From San Francisco – 1968 FREE CONCERT Sunday in the park September – San Francisco Band Shell orchestra Beneath the last of warming suns Conductor taps his wand Preparing for the anthem Some now stand But others are too … Continue reading

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