It’s been a strange year weather-wise at the Rancho. Lots of rain and colder than normal temperatures have encouraged Max and I to stay indoors far more than usual. Little […]
Max said hello to 2019 with a small, breathy and somewhat fishy “awoo” and desperate protestations against trying out one of his Christmas presents, a new soapless shampoo with the […]
There are a lot of ways to celebrate this time of year. Max, the Alpha Japanese Female and I hope you have a wonderful season no matter which way you choose although personally I’d recommend eschewing the Saturnalian Chthulu Ritual. Just kidding. We hope your dreams will be fulfilled. If […]
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,” […]