Dog runs sweet potato stand in Hokkaido

One reads that a Japanese dog has significant managerial responsibilities — SAPPORO — A Shiba Inu dog that “manages” a baked sweet potato store alone in a residential area of this city is building a loyal following that matches the breed’s faithful reputation. Ken, the 4-year-old Japanese hunting dog in Sapporo, the capital of Japan’s…

Record-Breaking Astronaut Reunited with Her Dog

Christina Koch recently returned from 328 days in space, and was reunited with her family, including her dog, LBD (Little Brown Dog). As one can imagine, LBD was faithfully excited — See Dog Could Not Possibly Be Happier About This Astronaut’s Return to Earth After a Year in Space.

The Broad Outlines of 2019

For many years, I would begin the year with predictions for the twelve months ahead.  Events since 2016 have made predictions harder,  but one can still discern some short-term developments for the city.  These prospects, of course, form an online of topics to ponder, and about which to write (often requiring that one return to the…

Daily Bread for 9.16.17

Good morning. Saturday in Whitewater will be sunny with a high of eighty-six. Sunrise is 6:36 AM and sunset 7:01 PM, for 12h 24m 44s of daytime. The moon is a waning crescent with 15.7% of its visible disk illuminated. Today is the three hundred eleventh day.Days since Trump’s election, with 11.9.16 as the first…