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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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Alley Cap

Our friend Cap went for a chilly February adventure this morning, poking around Seattle’s back alleys and sniffing the light while Hank stayed nestled under blankets, dreaming of sandwiches and the coming of spring. Happy Friday, everyone and hope some … 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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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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Spot of Color

Please consider these blooms tucked in an old rusty bucket and perched on your doorstep—oh-so-fancy like—with a love note from Hank and delivered by this Fairy Princess of the Ice Cream Cone: Happy Sunday, friends! _____________________ Home is the nicest word … Continue reading

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Driftwood Kanji

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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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Sounds Good

_______________________________________ Be obscure clearly. —E.B. White

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A Little Frosty

Blue skies here at the House of Hank and some darn cold days for snuffling around! Hank’s been keeping a somewhat low post-holiday profile but’s still managing to snap photos when his iPhone isn’t frozen to his nose. Let’s take … 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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Paws Between Storms

______________________________________ We could learn to stop when the sun goes down and when the sun comes up. We could learn to listen to the wind; we could learn to notice that it’s raining or snowing or hailing or calm. We … Continue reading

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Happy Spring!

It’s official. The Spring Tree Returns! And with it, springtime to Seattle. Though it seems that no one actually notified the Pacific Northwest, here in Hank’s little corner of the world the Spring Tree‘s annual appearance thrills bystanders and promises buds and … Continue reading

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The Spring Tree Returns!

One of Hank’s most anticipated yearly events has occurred: the Return of The Spring Tree. Each year, just as the cherry trees burst into delightful confectionery pinkness, fairies emerge from sparkly, petaled fairy-bowers and magically construct The Spring Tree on … Continue reading

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Please, Spring

February in Seattle can mean many things.  Some years, it’s a microfleece bikini (this is Seattle, after all) on the sunny back deck and some years it’s endless rain and more Gore-Tex. Hank prefers a tartan lava-lava. This year it’s … Continue reading

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Moon Set at Sunrise

A lovely, sunny Saturday dawns cold and blustery in Seattle…the moon setting behind the Olympics from HouseofHank:

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Good Day, Sunshine

Spring is coming! Clear skies and brisk breezes today and all the world was soaring. The bald eagles, crows, seagulls, windsurfers, kites, even the waxing crescent moon seemed head-to-the-wind.

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