Category Archives: Tom Hardy’s Teeth

A Celebration of All Things Quirky. Hank wishes crookedy teeth well and hopes they never fall prey to unnecessary orthodontia.

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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Wanted

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

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The 13th Man

…is the one who steals the 12th Man’s sandwich. Hank is the 13th Man. He wears the pirate jersey of black and white. He is older and wiser than the 12th Man. He will be sailing forth early so consider this … 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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Hanku No. 5

bellybutton eau hank’s summer freshness distilled inevitable ____________________________

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Ice Cream, You Bark

One of Hank’s luckiest friends… ______________________________ Whatever you are doing, take the attitude of wanting it directly or indirectly to benefit others. Take the attitude of wanting it to increase your experience of kinship with your fellow beings. Pema Chödrön

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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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Party Animals

Hank goes to a dinner party and meets new friends, including the escargot: __________________________________ Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Green, Green is Hank’s House

_______________________________ “Green, Green is My Sister’s House” poem by Mary Oliver from her book, A Thousand Mornings (The Penguin Press, 2012).

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Lucky 13

This is a lucky post in the sense that it isn’t actually a 13th post, but a twelfth post. Hank feels a bit chagrined by this lapse, but he knows that almost every good post-er posting once per day will … Continue reading

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Old Steamer Trunk

What Hank found inside an old trunk recently: ________________________________ If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have … Continue reading

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Knothead

Back in the days when Hank knew his way around a sailboat (truthfully, there were probably three) he dutifully practiced his knots. Square knots, half-hitches, bowlines, cleat hitches, sheet bends, figure 8s, rolling hitches…you know da kine. The Ashley Book … Continue reading

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Beach Chocolates

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House of Hank Rulz!

We’re not a rules bunch here at the House of Hank; we’re not a particularly law and order crowd. In fact, we rate ridiculously far over to the “EXCESSIVELY OUTGOING! EMPATHETIC! EASILY EXCITABLE!” side of the various Meyers/Briggs/Jungian/name-your-cult/insert-your-guru-here personality tests. … 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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