Max doesn’t like doorbells or knocking noises so it should be no surprise that he is not especially fond of Halloween. Of course, his dislike for the holiday in no way dilutes our joy at dressing him in embarrassing costumes and taking photos. Hey, it worked with the kids so […]
What is this orange thing? Can I eat it? No? Well, then, maybe I’ll just attack it.
The Japanese have an almost unnatural affection for onomatopoeia, which Messrs. Funk & Wagnall tell us is “the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named.” Simply put, a word that mimics a sound. We English speakers use onomatopoeia, too. Consider words like “sizzle,” “splash,” “boom,” […]
Last year we did our leaf peeping in Japan. The colors of the trees were amazing. No offense to the traditional sites in the Catskills, the Great Smoky Mountains, the […]