The temps over the weekend were crushing. How hot was it? So hot the Jehovah's Witnesses were proselytizing by email So hot the bees took off their yellow jackets So hot my dress trousers became sweat pants. OK, enough with the :snorf: but here's proof of how hot it was. Fortunately, since then the... Continue Reading →
This is Jet. He is our son's dog. That makes him Max's cousin but Max considers Jet as his nemesis. Anyway, Jet stopped by to wish you all a Happy Independence Dog Day.
TURF: MAX VISITS KERNVILLE The Kern Valley was originally inhabited by Native Americans as early as 100 A.D. Although some of them may have had contact with the early Spanish missionaries in the late 1700s, the first white guy who entered the Kern was Capt. Joe Walker who showed up uninvited in 1834 looking for... Continue Reading →
Where should we go on our first road trip of Summer 2018? To the beach or to the mountains? A mixed beach and mountain trip sounded good. Sort of a "surf and turf" approach to travel. Since we only had four days available we decided a relatively short loop trip up the coast, across... Continue Reading →
For the past month, the weather in the Rancho has been either very mild or colder than a witch’s bazooms depending on whether you ask me or the ever-chilly Alpha Japanese Female (AJF). In Southern California, this weather pattern is called "May Gray" which often segues into June Gloom and, sometime, No Sky July and... Continue Reading →
Some of you have inquired if the recent volcano eruptions in Hawaii posed any threat to Max's family or friends. The short answer is "no". Although we have some family and friends who live on the Big Island in the town of Volcano, that village is actually upslope of Kilauea and not threatened except for... Continue Reading →
In the last, not so exciting post, readers were challenged with picking Max from a group of 10 Maltese. Well, here he is: The post was titled "Fungible" which, of course, is an adjective that refers to something that is mutually interchangeable. Dollar bills are fungible. Most all commodities are fungible; for example, one quart... Continue Reading →
One of these Malts is our hero. The Fuzzbutt. Which one? Pick a Malt. Identify Max by number in the comments below. Impostor photos courtesy of Pinterest.
Courtesy of our favorite Malt, here are a few tasty options to spice up your gustatory adventures. Okay, maybe the marketing has failed to sway you towards a seafood snack. Before we leave, perhaps you'd like to use the restroom. Fine, but follow the instructions. So, where do you find this kind of stuff?... Continue Reading →