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HANKZILLA!

Wouldn’t you know it? Our cantankerous Hank will be lumbering around and bellowing some at this weekend’s 9th Annual Summer Beer Taste—aka BEERZILLA—and he surely hopes to see you there. Cap’s the designated driver but don’t call him Shirley. (Though … Continue reading

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Greenwood Car Show in Photos & Song

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Saka Dawga

A very happy June to you from your peony-laden, rose-scented June bugs, Hank & Cap!  The Boys invite you to breathe deeply with them as they contemplate the auspicious month ahead in their garden: Ahhh. _____________________ Now is everything. Whatever you do in this very … Continue reading

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Hanksaga

Hank couldn’t resist the opportunity to Viking himself and Cap today, wishing he could make it to the British Museum’s epic exhibition. Poor Cap isn’t terribly tech savvy, so he has to live with the results of Hank’s marauding tendencies: You can go Viking … Continue reading

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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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