maltese dogs

Max Visits The Pali

In Hawaiian, pali means any steep slope or cliff but when folks on Oahu talk about the Pali they refer to a very specific spot, a small saddle of land on the crest of the Ko’olau mountain range that separates the eastern, windward coast from the rest of the island. The […]

Ornery Cuss?

You’ve probably seen the GoDaddy ad that was prepared for the Super Bowl but got pulled after folks went ballistic. If you missed it, here’s a look: I have to admit, not without some shame, that I laughed when I first watched it. What struck me funny was the spot […]

Max Reflects on Kalaupapa

Sun, fun, a mai-tai. Some hula, perhaps a coconut, and grass skirts. And leprosy. What? Where did that last one come from? Settle in kids and let’s talk about a lesser known part of Hawaii’s history. No one knows when, or precisely how, leprosy arrived in the Hawaiian Islands, but […]

Dog Delicacies from Santa

Santa treated Max very well. The small white dog’s treat closet is now stuffed full of exotic goodies. We’re talking New Zealand deer lung, Hawaii pork jerky, organic beef jerky by that great hunter Trader Joe, grilled duck products and lots of poi cookies. All this for a creature that […]

Max’s Favorite Silent Night

Of all the seasonal songs, my favorite is Silent Night. I enjoy listening to the song sung in different languages and admit to singing along when alone with the windows closed and a sweatshirt stuffed under the door to muffle any chance of my voice being overheard. It’s that bad. […]

Pillow Talk – Dig It!

Today was the 42nd annual Honolulu Marathon. The starter’s gun triggered a fireworks extravaganza at 5 a.m. when about 22,000 folks launched themselves on to the rainy streets of pre-dawn Oahu. The Kenyan and Ethiopian runners finished about ten minutes later. Here’s some video from our local paper The Honolulu […]

Professor Max, Parte Doo

You may recall that The Professor recently waxed eloquent in his presentation about the similarities of dog and guys. Some wondered if he would address the similarities between cats and the fairer gender. Some opined that topic would be too controversial. Some said the malt needs to check his male […]

Favorite Positions

When we first got Max he was so tiny that I could carry him in the palm of my hand. He got used to that position and even though he is much larger he is comfortable sitting in my hand although he does not allow anyone else to hold him […]

Professor Max Explains It All

Welcome students! Today’s topic: “Why are dogs called “man’s best friend?” Clearly, it is because guys and dogs share so many characteristics. Here is Maxwell’s top 20 list of what dogs and guys have in common. I don’t want to hear much sass and backtalk about it. Facts are facts, doncha […]