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Greenwood Car Show 2013

Wheeeee! It’s back. Hank’s best critter-watching day of the year. The day he strolls along Greenwood Avenue delightedly sampling the pavement smörgåsbord and spocking large men and their small dogs. …It’s the 21st Annual Greenwood Car Show! Today’s event—which raises a heck … Continue reading

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Have You Seen

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Off to the Vet: Go, Dogs, Go!

Truth be told, Hank loves going to the vet. Loves it. Why, Hank, why? Why do you love the vet when many do not? Biscuits, of course. Biscuits. Biscuits. Biscuits! All those delightful biscuits! Here’s Hank’s old vet-visit schtick: First, … Continue reading

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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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Et tu, Bronchi?

March. Blech. Well, at least that’s over. Even for a notoriously dreary and dreadful month, March was particularly dismal here at the House of Hank, as an epic plague descended upon Hank’s lands. He considered naming this post What Hank … Continue reading

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What Hank Hearts

And of course, YOU. ______________________________________ And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, 
They danced by the light of the moon. —Edward Lear

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Sounds Good

_______________________________________ Be obscure clearly. —E.B. White

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Miksang

Well, Hank’ll be gosh darned. The heck you say! He’s apparently been sort of using an artistic technique all these years. Go figure. Being a dog and whatnot, he tends to see things from a heads-on perspective, a looking-up-and-down perspective, a what-is-this potential … 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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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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2012: Knackered, Tuckered Out & Pooped

Oh, are Hank’s dogs barking. Hank’s had a heck of a holiday season. The past few weeks have flown by, complete with the feather-rustling and squawks you’d expect from this joint. Hank’s played host to The Troubles, Loosie the galloping … Continue reading

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Cheesy Poof Night

Hank & Cap have been very busy fellows lately, attending lovely events in sparkly, sparkly places, eating delicious food and catching up with friends and family. Such delight! It’s Hank’s favorite season to sneak into posh ladies lounges, collect fancy … Continue reading

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Misty Morning

_________________________________ Not knowing when the dawn will come 
I open every door. — Emily Dickinson

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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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A tHanksgiving reCap

Abundant blessings at the House of Hank this year! Hank & Cap hosted a houseful of lovely guests for the holiday, including six—yes, six—equally lovely dogs. As you may imagine, Hank had his paws full so he didn’t capture much of … 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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Hank & the HazardFactory

Flaming tetherball: not just a state of mind, it’s this scar right here. HAZARDFACTORY…Could there be a better place to bring your favorite 13 year-old?  On a recent sunny evening, Hank went down to South Park to find out. Here … Continue reading

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What the Dogs Saw

_____________________________________ Dog around the block, sniff, Hydrant sniffing, corner, grating, Sniffing, always, starting forward, Backward, dragging, sniffing backward, Leash at taut, leash at dangle, Leash in people’s feet entangle— Sniffing dog, apprised of smellings, Meeting enemies, Loving old acquaintances, sniff, … Continue reading

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Boo! Hank Goes NaNoWriMo

Well, it’s here! It’s officially November and the start of NaNoWriMo, which means the start of Hank’s mission to pen, once again, a 50,000-odd word novel in thirty days. Emphasis on odd, for sure. Hank intends to dig in to his … 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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