The end of the Byzantine Empire

Lydia Tyndall here. I’ve got a Miscellany article. ****** For a thousand years the Byzantine Empire, which spread throughout much of the known world, was a powerful, influential domain. The capital Constantinople was its crown jewel. It had smooth roads, palaces, and schools. It was the center of the Eastrn Orthodox Church and had aContinue reading “The end of the Byzantine Empire”


Lydia Tyndall here! This time I have a short story that I wrote for the Miscellany! ****** One January morning in 1941, Fala Roosevelt, a small black Scottish terrier trotted around the White House looking for someone who would pay attention to him. Normally his owner, the president Franklin Roosevelt was always eager to playContinue reading “Fala”

Fala, a canine celebrity 

What’s up y’all? This is Lydia Tyndall here with another Miscellany article!!!!!! ****** President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Scottish Terrier Fala was no ordinary dog. He was a canine celebrity.  Fala moved into the white house in November of 1940. He had been a gift to the president from his cousin. Shortly after arriving, Fala discoveredContinue reading “Fala, a canine celebrity “

Our Trip to Florida!!!!!!

Written by Lydia Tyndall, daughter of Amy Tyndall, with input from Luke Tyndall, son of Amy Tyndall. Hello my dear Amy’s Garden readers! This week our family went on a vacation to Belleair Beach in Florida. In this blog post I will be telling all of you about it, through pictures and captions!!!!!!!!!!! (Exciting right…?)Continue reading “Our Trip to Florida!!!!!!”