The Passing of the Year
Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge
An apple variety was named after Robert Service in 1908, but apparently it was lousy. Can't really blame him for that, though, can we? (source)
Robert Service wrote 45 books of poetry. 45! (source)
Service once wrote a poem about a frog smoking a cigar (source). And you know what? It's kind of moving…
Service was a big traveler. He was born in England and lived in Canada, France, and Hollywood (source).