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Wanted

_____________________________ It ain’t what they call you, it’s what you answer to. W.C. Fields

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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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The Tides of March

Well, no surprise here. It’s raining in Seattle. Or rather, it’s still raining in Seattle. Months of it now, can’t seem to stop. Lightning flashes punctuate Hank’s thoughts and the intermittent rumble of thunder keeps everything vaguely unsettled. Folks seem … Continue reading

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Smiles go viral with videos of therapy-dog visits | Seattle Times Newspaper

Living | Smiles go viral with videos of therapy-dog visits Well, yeah. Hank hopes he lives to see the day where pups are welcomed in more places, more often. (Like England. And Ireland. And Scotland. And Canada. For instance.) Just … 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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This is My Earth, My Country

The supposedly old Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times” makes more and more sense the older Hank gets, even as a fictional phrase. He prefers “It’s better to be a dog in a peaceful time than be a … Continue reading

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Along for the Ride

Check out the latest from Hank’s friend Mimi Allin, aka the Poetess of Greenlake. Mimi has spent the last 3 months–very cold, very wet wintery months–living at Tent City 3 in Seattle’s Maple Leaf neighborhood. Hank thinks she’s one of … Continue reading

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Good Dog, Zeb

What a great fellow. This little Aussie captured hearts all over Seattle, not merely for surviving rush hour on 520, but for inspiring folks to do the right thing, watching out for him and reporting sightings via social media. For … Continue reading

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Tasty Morsel of the Week: “Chicken Vanishes, Heartbreak Ensues”

“We’re not sure where she’s been, but now she speaks Russian, has a few tattoos, and insists that we call her Kiki…” (Click the chicken below for NYT article):

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Are you IN or OUT?

Aloha Friday, dogs. As you know, Hank tries to keep it light, and spread light, but lately there have been some serious things on his noggin’.  Starting locally, you probably know about the 100 or so Huskies killed by our … Continue reading

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