Tag Archives: quirky

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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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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empty vessel

mind emptied thoughts flown this Hanku continues so blank blank blank blank blank

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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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Driftwood Kanji

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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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