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 →
The Malt was frankly suspicious when informed that today’s jaunt would take him to the end of the road. For a dog who soaks up luxury and leisure pursuits, that sounded a bit too challenging to Max. But after a few rounds of hold-the-cookie-on-your-nose, the wee Furbeast was ready for some exploration of his island... Continue Reading →
UPDATE! UPDATE! UPDATE! You guys giggled about my purchase of this noble throne but the headline of our local paper today proclaims: Hyatt Waikiki's $100M renovation includes Japanese toilets The story (behind a paywall) goes on to tout the many benefits and attractions of the super flusher. So neener, neener, neener...I was just ahead of... Continue Reading →
It’s official. Hormel Foods will release a new version of Spam exclusively in Hawaii. Yes, we’re talking a Portuguese Sausage-flavored Spam that unites two of the islands’ favorite meat products in one can with an expiration date measured in centuries. Only in Hawaii. Well, that makes sense since Hawaii consumes more Spam per capita than any... Continue Reading →
Max and his Mom went to the park yesterday and I happened to snap the pic shown below. I sent it to the kids and asked for their captions. The responses ranged from "Short Conga Line" to some truly rude comments that the AJF is certain to remember on birthdays and at Christmas. I still have not... Continue Reading →
The city of Hilo on Hawaii’s Big Island sits in the shadow of the world’s largest shield volcano, Mauna Loa. There are many tales about Mauna Loa’s eruptions and the dangers those lava flows posed to the pretty little city by the bay that dates back to about 1100 AD. This is one of the... Continue Reading →