Category Archives: Books

Books Hank’s chewing on, or has already digested. This includes homework.

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Cake Rex

Hank has been a bit unhinged since his last birthday. “Unhinged” cannot possibly be a good omen for his dotage. You see, Hank has become obsessed, and we’re talking more than the usual Hank obsessed, more than the run-of-the-mill Hank unhinging du jour….this is more like … Continue reading

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Green, Green is Hank’s House

_______________________________ “Green, Green is My Sister’s House” poem by Mary Oliver from her book, A Thousand Mornings (The Penguin Press, 2012).

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Dog Days

Hank’s going to do something special, just for you and just for August. He’ll post one short, sweet something each day—perhaps one photo or wee Hanku—because he loves summer almost as much as he loves you and he wants to … Continue reading

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What Hank Hearts

And of course, YOU. ______________________________________ And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, 
They danced by the light of the moon. —Edward Lear

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A Fat Holiday Goose

Oh, boy! Please join Hank & Cap this Saturday from 3-6 PM as they sniff around the lovely old Phinney Neighborhood Association building and (Whoa, HEY THERE now, buddy!) possibly catch a few folks off-guard. Hank’s excited to meet and greet some of his … Continue reading

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Boo! Hank Goes NaNoWriMo

Well, it’s here! It’s officially November and the start of NaNoWriMo, which means the start of Hank’s mission to pen, once again, a 50,000-odd word novel in thirty days. Emphasis on odd, for sure. Hank intends to dig in to his … Continue reading

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Sunset on Juneteenth, 2012

Such a day, then and now. For you all outside of the United States (hello, Denmark) you may not know that Juneteenth is June 19th, 1865—Emancipation Day, Freedom Day—commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Well now hang … Continue reading

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The Bond

Hank’s Very Favorite Person rode north to hear The Humane Society of the United States President/CEO Wayne Pacelle speak (woof!) today and sign copies of his book, The Bond. Hank’s a big fan of HSUS/HSI and the grueling advocacy work … Continue reading

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A Great Escape

Another inspiring Seattle-area WWII veteran has passed away today at 93 years of age. Former U.S. Army P-47 pilot and POW Donald E. Hillman was by all accounts an incredible individual with an equally incredible story. The Seattle Times reports … Continue reading

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November

Well, the end of November is upon us. Such a month! And so speedy. Lots of visitors, projects, and piles and piles of dishes. And pumpkins. So many delicious pumpkins! For Hank, it has been an exceptionally good time to … Continue reading

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Future Posts…fresh to your inbox!

Wonder what’s coming up at House of Hank? Here’s a wee sampling of the treats Hank’s got squirreled away for you. (Did someone just say squirrel?) This is going to be a delicious few weeks ahead folks, so save your … Continue reading

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Cougars, Cougars, everywhere…it’s time for a Cougar-rama!

Rrrowr! You kids may have heard of the marvelous night photos showing eight, count `em, eight cougars on a cliff near Moses Coulee in eastern Washington (think: Channeled Scablands, multiple erratics, glacial drift, hopsage, bitterbrush & bunchgrass) which is pretty … Continue reading

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Where Men Win Glory

Hey dogs, Hank here, the day after the Super Bowl. He’s been chewing on John Krakauer’s new book, Where Men Win Glory. He put off reading it for a while because it’s the life story of Pat Tillman, who was … Continue reading

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