Tag Archives: Max

Max and the Search for an Inu Shirt

It was the day before Father’s Day. In anticipation of the celebration, Max and I were productively engaged in the traditional activities of quaffing malt beverages, chomping jerky treats and telling snorf, snorf jokes when the Alpha Japanese Female interrupted … Continue reading

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Max Visits the Gold Country, Part 2

So there we were, cruising Highway 49, singing old Monkees’ tunes since there are no new Monkees’ tunes, and remarking about how incredibly soggy Northern California had become after a very rainy season. We debated the merits between a straight … Continue reading

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Max Visits Valhalla on Halloween

The dogs of the Viking Age were both working animals and beloved companions. That’s quite unlike your common or garden variety Maltese who has never done a lick of work in his life. We know Viking dogs were considered devoted friends because they were … Continue reading

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Crossed Paws

With every report things are looking more positive as Tropical Storm Ana fails, so far,  to grow into a hurricane and starts to veer west of the islands. Can’t be too comfy yet as these are unpredictable beasts. For now, … Continue reading

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Here We Go Again, Maybe

Once again there is a storm bearing down on the Malt. It’s too soon to assess whether Tropical Storm Ana, soon to be a hurricane, will be a problem or not. The local lore is that late season hurricanes are … Continue reading

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Couch Thief

We added a new love seat in the living room. It was in the condo for less than 3 minutes before it was claimed. Since then he refuses to share. Pushy, spoiled little dog.    

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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 … Continue reading

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So Done With It

The Alpha Japanese Female thought it would be cute to put a hair band on Max. Here’s how he reacted to that notion.

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Haircut Day

Max got a haircut today. He’s looking sharp and feeling good. Here are a couple of photos:

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Captain Kirk & Corn Chips

I woke up to the smell of corn chips and I knew what my wife’s first words of the morning would be. “The dog needs a bath.” See, when a Maltese starts getting gamey it smells exactly like corn chips, … Continue reading

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