Three cultures-- the West, Oceania, and Basset Hounds-- come together through puppy biscuits, punctuation, and jazz. Scroll down from the HOME button for a more comprehensive Introduction. Meander off to Basic Basset 101 or 102 for some fundamentals of the English language. The Hawaiian Bridges page gives you some parallels and contrasts between the two languages. Play any jazz tune you'd like. Relax. As Dave Brubeck tells us, take five. Or ten, if you have the time.