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Another Dog Owner vs. Cat Owner Study

A paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science in beautiful downtown Waukesha, Wisconsin focused on the personalities of dog owners versus cat owners. Which group is more sociable and outgoing? Which group is more conformist and which is composed of free thinkers? Which is more […]

Prince Charming Update

Prince Charming’s human sent me a note advising that the Dogfather was not deaf. Like me, his age is causing a gradual drop in aural acuity. Like me, there may be a certain selectivity regarding who and what we hear and when. Dinner call – yes, I can hear you! Instructions […]

More of Max’s Buddies

Here are a couple more of Max’s fine friends, partners in canine crime within the K Streets: This is Jaquine. I’m not sure about the spelling of his name. It’s pronounced “Wa-keen.” He (yes, it’s a boy dog) is a two year old Shih Tzu. I asked his human companion […]

Twerkin’ Chicken & Happy Pigs

The Canton Chinese Restaurant has a special sale on crispy chicken. Max and I went to check it out but the flashbacks were too intense. So we went over to the nice Korean restaurant Yakiniku Don Day. The logo is a cute little piggy with the biggest smile. That’s seems incongruous […]

A Literary Dispute

This is not shaping up to be my week. On Sunday I tried to be heroic and only succeeded in humiliating myself in front of Uncle Fish and the security staff at the Pagoda Hotel.  Now I find I am again in the maison de chien  despite the best of intentions. Oh, […]

Old Yeller Calls for Security

“Security!” she shrieked. “Somebody call Security!” Max and I were walking down Kaheka Street next to the old Pagoda Terrace, a building in transition from budget hotel to budget condo development. The street was largely empty on this early Sunday morning and quiet save for the hum emanating from the […]

Nooks and Crannies

The K Streets is a neighborhood of nooks and crannies, a relatively dense urban environment where small treasures lurk around unexpected corners, behind fences and down driveways. To explore this part of paradise it is always advisable to first obtain a royal trespass dispensation from the Lobster King. At this Noble Crustacean’s mighty court,  the King’s […]