Tag Archives: Honolulu

Aloha ‘Oe

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: … Continue reading

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No Substitute for the Malt

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!

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I Dare You Not to Grin

I double dog dare you. http://i.imgur.com/BRNAXsX.webm Told ya.

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Preview of Coming Piñatas

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 … Continue reading

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Reluctant Maltese

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. … Continue reading

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Max Visits Mu Ryang Sa

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 … Continue reading

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Miss Kiku – Grand Champion!

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 … Continue reading

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Max Visits The Last Tiki Bar

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 … Continue reading

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Mr. Stinky Face With Lipstick

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 … Continue reading

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A Community Of Dogs

From the top of our condo, urban Honolulu looks to be an undifferentiated mass of concrete spreading out to Diamond Head in the East and the Pacific Ocean to the South. In reality, this sprawl is an aggregation of smaller … Continue reading

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