Ke’eaumoku Street defines the western boundary of the “K Streets”, the neighborhood where Max lives. The word ke’eaumoku translates in Hawaiian as “Great Heavenly Island Climber” which seems to have no relation to anything in the area. Ah, but remember that streets in Hawaii, as elsewhere, are often named after famous people. So who was... Continue Reading →
Today Max got his Christmas haircut from Miss Nanako at the Beauty Salon for Doggies. It could not have come any sooner; he was getting rather shaggy although truth to tell, I kind of like my little guy when he’s furry. We dropped him off and then went to see “Philomena”, a very well acted,... Continue Reading →
Ichi…ni…san…shi…go. That’s how you count to five in Japanese. But around our little home you are likely to hear me saying “ichi-ni, ichi-ni, ichi-ni” from time to time and it has nothing to do with counting. That is because Max was taught that the phrase “ichi-ni” means that my wife or I, or both, are... Continue Reading →
Here are posts by guest bloggers Linda Goss and Chaki Kobayashi. Linda and Chaki sent me stories for the last Blog Carnival but good old fumble fingers me mis-filed them. I'm sorry, Linda and Chaki and thanks for your stories! Enjoy. Linda Goss presents "LUCKY’S LAMENT" Chaki Kobayashi presents Poems for Buddy and Rigs.
This morning I read an article about a team of researchers who are figuring out how to get dogs talking to humans. No kidding, these are serious smart people and their aim is to develop and deploy technology that will enable dogs to clearly communicate with all owners. The researchers are exploring wearable technology; in... Continue Reading →