In the true spirit of the holidays, Max wants to share a special rendition of the classic yule song. Be sure to unmute the video. OK, back to the eggnog.
Max and I have not yet been able to get a photo of Hedgie in the neighbor’s Nativity Scene so, in the meantime, I thought I’d share this alternative version of a Nativity Scene. For those confused, Coca Cola (at least in the US) offers its product in cans with […]
By popular demand, here is the Le Freshpet video that I posted on this silly dog blog four years ago. It still makes me laugh; I hope it gives you […]
I don’t know about you but I, for one, am tired of passive-aggressive strangers coming to my door and demanding in chorus that I promptly provide figgy pudding and threatening […]
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 […]
Earlier this month the Alpha Japanese Female (AJF) celebrated a birthday. She’s not a big fan of birthdays; even less a fan of admitting that each one represents another year […]
Lipstick stains have long been prima facie evidence of a wayward partner. Cliché. Some of you Ancient Ones will recall that in 1959, Connie Francis made bank singing her something […]