Tag Archives: Labradors

Let Them Eat Cake

The Cake Rex Saga continues: Sorry. We’re experiencing some technical difficulties at this time. Our iPhone has been mistaken for cake. ________________________ The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off. Gloria Steinem

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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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Hank’s Happy 14!

Amazing as it may seem, our Hank is 14 years old today. Yes, it’s his birthday, and he’s been doing a little celebrating. The sun is shining—miracle of miracles—so our equally sunny spring chicken started his birthday off right:  with bacon … Continue reading

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Special Delivery

 ♥    ♥    ♥ full belly warm sun fresh grass spring dreams chase run roll i’m hungry again  ♥    ♥    ♥ XXOO from Hank   Happy Valentine’s Day from Hanku & Captain Valentine! __________________________ Me thinks that the … Continue reading

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Liquid Sunshine

…sums up Seattle in winter, where the forecast swishes between Showers, or Rain, or Light Rain, or Drizzle—when it’s not Partly Cloudy or Partly Clear, that is—the difference between any of those states remaining mostly foggy to soggy observers. Hank & Co. try to … Continue reading

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Cap, Interrupted II

Hope your Sunday is just as cozy. ____________________________________

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Happy New Year, Hounds!

Boy, oh boy! Hank hopes this New Year brings each of you abundant wonders, blessings, and adventures of all kinds! He thanks you from the bottom of his big heart for your kindnesses over the past year. Though he and … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

Happy Halloween! Remember to be careful of upside-down zombies today. And try not to stand too close to Hank. Don’t go in to any spooky barns. And pay attention to signs and wonders… Just remember to be nice to all the … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight (or whatever): Cairn Fever IV

The mighty Haggis Twins are again visiting Yank Uncle Hank! Winifred & Conan Haggis are back at the Ranch and looking for sport. They got some rather close shaves recently, and as a result they look a little silly. So … Continue reading

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Cap, Interrupted

___________________________________________ Set wide the window. Let me drink the day. Edith Wharton

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Late August Beach

_________________________________ All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us. J.R.R. Tolkien

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Hank’s Summer

For Hank, summer days run something like this: wake, yell, eat, burp, pee, poo, scratch, sniff, yell, sniff, yell, swim, swim, shake, sniff, roll, roll, sniff, swim, swim, shake, yell, roll, roll, scratch, pee, yell, eat, yell, pee, yell, yell, sleep. Which brings … Continue reading

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Hank as a Young Swain

___________________________________ There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way. Thich Nhat Hanh

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Skort! And Other Small Words that Make Hank Snort

trousers burgle thong oakum burp spork pulpit Speedo dandle dangle plunk twee Fahrt coif pants plump splotch plop potty purloin Poobah dipthong moist gerund gleek glom pep uvula cherub slacks spank zither pulp piddle plank pip chortle glottal chomp nudist … Continue reading

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Hanku No. 1

Leashes seem foolish Who would hold the summer wolf Your pants are so thin

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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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Hank Celebrates National Hot Dog Month, Daily

Taste No Evil, See No Evil, Smell No Evil. What’s that? Didn’t know that July is National Hot Dog Month? According to the National Hot Dog & Sausage Council — a proud project of the American Meat Institute — the dog days … Continue reading

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Hankoi

This week, Hank visited some favorite fish and met a few new friends: Oh, hey Hank. Nice to see ya. Gimme little kiss. Of course, koi are just a few of the critters who find Hank irresistible. Indeed. _________________________ Out … Continue reading

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Off to the Vet: Go, Dogs, Go!

Truth be told, Hank loves going to the vet. Loves it. Why, Hank, why? Why do you love the vet when many do not? Biscuits, of course. Biscuits. Biscuits. Biscuits! All those delightful biscuits! Here’s Hank’s old vet-visit schtick: First, … 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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