dog stories

Condo Party Report

The condo party was a big success. Most of the preparations were done the night before so on Saturday morning we had only to bring the food, florals and accessories. The lawn areas were outfitted with chairs, tables and umbrellas in anticipation of a hot day. We were nearly overwhelmed […]

Max Goes Urban-Edgy

Today, our perambulations took us out of our K Street neighborhood for a visually stimulating walking tour of the wilds of urban Kaka’ako; specifically, the district owned and master planned for development by huge, local land owner Kamehameha Schools. Kakaʻako was once a thriving Native Hawaiian community with agricultural terraces […]

Itchy

Last night Max and I were ambling along Ke’eaumoku Street, trading wisecracks and sass as good buddies often do. We had pretty much agreed that hedgehogs would have a better reputation if they shared the hedge a little more. But I digress. We noticed a new food emporium had opened. Ladies and […]

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 […]