When I was a kid, my Dad would drag out the famous lines from Lewis Carroll’s poem The Walrus and the Carpenter anytime some matter of importance needed discussion. "The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes--and ships--and sealing-wax-- Of cabbages--and kings—" Well, the time has come to speak of... Continue Reading →
Fascinating stuff but until it nibbles my ear, turns over for belly rubs and rockets up on the cute meter, I think I'll stick to my little Furbeast. And...hey!...stop kicking it!
I double dog dare you. http://i.imgur.com/BRNAXsX.webm Told ya.
The Alpha Japanese Female (AJF) and I took Max to our local Petco shop to pick up some poochlet necessities. While we were in line at checkout we were approached by the store manager and another lady who was toting a large camera. They wanted to know if we would allow Max to be photographed... Continue Reading →
Max is a creature who likes his comforts and will resist any initiative to get him off his favorite chair. This is particularly true when it comes to his 10 PM walk. He has mastered the passive part of passive-aggressive behavior. Submitted as proof of this hypothesis: No doubt you think the production values rival those of... Continue Reading →
I told the Alpha Japanese Female (AJF) that Max and I were going to visit Mu Ryang Sa. She responded, “Huh?” That is pretty much the reaction you will get from many folks on Oahu when you mention the name of the largest Korean Buddhist temple outside of Korea. It’s just not that well known.... Continue Reading →
For the past week or so the AJF and I were in sunny California visiting spawn and enjoying a get away. Max was in dog jail which is how he thinks of boarding. We got some good news upon our return. We found out that on September 5th our favorite little Yorkie, Miss Kiku, became... Continue Reading →
The Tiki Bar dates back to 1933 when a guy by the name of Ernie Gantt opened his first “Don the Beachcomber” restaurant in Los Angeles. It was a place stuffed full of faux-Polynesian statuary and artifacts with a menu focused on exotic rum drinks and Chinese food re-named to pretend that it came from... Continue Reading →
Some of us on this blog will remember January 1, 45 BC although we will likely refer to that year as 709 A.U.C. (ab urbe condita—"from the founding of the city,” meaning Rome.) That was the day the Julian calendar was adopted which put to a well-deserved death the earlier Roman calendar system which had... Continue Reading →