Category Archives: Sciencey Stuff

Hank gets all Scientificish.
Scientifical.
Scientificly.

Memphis Belles

Each year around Memorial Day, the skies far above the House of Hank resonate with the deep hum of four engines and in short order a whole lot of history rumbles by. At which point the airspace immediately around the House fills with a lot of Whoopee!-ing and Oh-boy!-ing … Continue reading

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House of Doom(ba)

In what seems like a foolhardy move to Hank, and one of no particular significance to Cap, certain Persons with Thumbs just brought home a Roomba. Which is to say, a robot. That cleans. Brought it home. To stay. Yes. A very zoomy, … Continue reading

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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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May Your Spring Be

From Hank’s Garden to You! _________________________ And a bird overhead sang Follow, And a bird to the right sang Here; And the arch of the leaves was hollow, And the meaning of May was clear. —Algernon Charles Swinburne

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Et tu, Bronchi?

March. Blech. Well, at least that’s over. Even for a notoriously dreary and dreadful month, March was particularly dismal here at the House of Hank, as an epic plague descended upon Hank’s lands. He considered naming this post What Hank … 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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Sounds Good

_______________________________________ Be obscure clearly. —E.B. White

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Miksang

Well, Hank’ll be gosh darned. The heck you say! He’s apparently been sort of using an artistic technique all these years. Go figure. Being a dog and whatnot, he tends to see things from a heads-on perspective, a looking-up-and-down perspective, a what-is-this potential … Continue reading

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Flotsam, Jetsam, Handsome

__________________________ The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun. —John Greenleaf Whittier

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Hank & the HazardFactory

Flaming tetherball: not just a state of mind, it’s this scar right here. HAZARDFACTORY…Could there be a better place to bring your favorite 13 year-old?  On a recent sunny evening, Hank went down to South Park to find out. Here … Continue reading

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Your word for today is: PLUVIOUS (exclamation)

LOCAL LABRADOR WALKS ON WATER ______________________________________ *pluvious, adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by rain; full of or bearing rain or moisture; rainy. Blech. The fall rains have returned.  Which bites, to be honest. Autumn seems determined to arrive with a … Continue reading

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Shark Week!

Hank began Shark Week celebrations early this year, when he ventured out to the birthday party of a favorite 8-year-old and came back scarred. Bouncy castle, check. Cotton candy machine, check. Face painting, check. One small, deadly Chihuahua. Check? Ruh roh.  But. And. Oh, … Continue reading

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Things You Didn’t Know About Hank

Maybe if the water tilts like this, the fish will fall into my mouth? __________________________ Hank loves the name “Snorri“. Hank is wild for salmon. WILD FOR SALMON. Hank will tap-dance for wild salmon. He will eat it off the … Continue reading

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Rocket Man

Hank’s old pal Rocket is here for a stay. Which is to say: Watch out. You see, Ol’ Rocket’s something of an unholy combination Rocket Scientist/Lone Wolf/Test Pilot. Which makes him a very, very interesting individual. He’s a star athlete and … Continue reading

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Well, darnit.

Truly the end of an era.  

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Strange Thing from Camano Island

Hey dogs, Hank needs your help figuring something out. (And brings a perfect diversion to those of you who haven’t yet filed your taxes and are searching for one more sidetrack…may Hank suggest IRS Form 4868? You’ll have more time … Continue reading

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Hank’s End-of-Week Roundup! Ballard, Bottles & Ballet

Good news, dogs. Hank’s beloved fish & chips valhalla is getting a new lease on life thanks to another neighborhood favorite, Red Mill Burgers. Oh boy oh boy, Hank has a hard time expressing how happy this makes him—thumpity thump—and … 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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Earth Hour tonight

Hey dogs! It’s spring, and that means Hank’s going to participate in Earth Hour tonight—he hopes you will, too. Tonight, at 8:30 PM, folks around the globe will switch off their lights as a symbol of their commitment to solving … Continue reading

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