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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 Advertisements

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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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Beach Chocolates

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Driftwood Kanji

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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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Sounds Good

_______________________________________ Be obscure clearly. —E.B. White

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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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Januaryish

Well, hello everyone! Hank’s been a little quiet in this chilly new year, catching up on sleep and trying not to look too much like a Seattleite in winter (see above). You know, just kicking around, chewing on rocks and … Continue reading

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Rays of Sunshine

Wet and cold. Great for the nose of a Labrador, but not so great when you have to live in Seattle without one. Or two. But lo! A small break in the weather arrives and Hank & Cap decide to call … Continue reading

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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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Sea Salts

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Sunday Sunset

When I pronounce the word Future, 
the first syllable already belongs to the past. 

When I pronounce the word Silence, 
I destroy it. —Wisława Szymborska ____________________________

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Your word for today is: PLUVIOUS (exclamation)

LOCAL LABRADOR WALKS ON WATER ______________________________________ *pluvious, adj. Of, relating to, or characterized by rain; full of or bearing rain or moisture; rainy. Blech. The fall rains have returned.  Which bites, to be honest. Autumn seems determined to arrive with a … Continue reading

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Whidbey Wonderful

Hank and friends recently took to the waters off Double Bluff Beach, one of his most favoritest of localish spots. Blue skies, blue seas, and high adventure ensued! The three buddies piled into Hank’s R/V Lab Cruiser and set off aboard … Continue reading

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Cairn Fever III: Return of The Haggi

Which do you fancy? Sailboat or runner? They’re back! The Haggi. Everyone’s favorite Haggis Twins—as roly-poly and full of vinegar as ever. Uncle Hank’s Summer Camp is officially open! The Haggi have already earned their badges in Alley Clearing, Squirrel-Calling, … Continue reading

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Hank Spells it Out

Good dog, Hank! ____________________ Always try to keep a patch of sky above your life.  —Marcel Proust

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Wee Sea Beauty

…Everywhere. _____________________________________

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Amethyst Skies

Hank notes that February’s birthstone apparently means, “not drunken.” Well, alrighty then. But he’s still been feeling a little giddy over our recent spate of lovely sunsets. Spring is on its way! __________________________

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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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