Monthly Archives: December 2014

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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Dog Daze – 5

I’m trying to make friends with Amber and she’s seems open to the idea. We were discussing our trips to the vet yesterday, and my grandparents rat hunting skills. She’s been trying to help me understand Swedish politics. I wrote … Continue reading

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The Beginning of Winter – 2

Borlänge, Sweden 2 P.M. 9 December 2014 Sun skirting far horizon blinding light lawns white with frost. Forecasters tell us snow will wait but they are almost never right.

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Dog Daze – 4 Amber’s News & Views

First let me say I have not been spying on Ellie. It was a boring day and there was nothing better to do at the moment, though I must admit I was curious. This morning I climbed over the Iron … Continue reading

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Ellie – 3 Dog Daze

I’m not a paranoid hound. I never have been, but last night I was reading an article about Swedish politics in the newspaper. Swedish politics is difficult to understand, but seems very similar to American politics . . .  which … Continue reading

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