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NO BLOG TODAY

  ♫ SUNG TO THE TUNE OF “NO MILK TODAY” ♫ No blog today The joy has gone away I’m living more offline Apologies are mine ~~~~~~~~ WILL RETURN AT A LATER DATE Hope to…Read more

HAPPENINGS AND HOLIDAYS

♫ I’m baaaack! ♫ (Well, sort of. It’s summer; busy season for the dog business and road trip time in between.) Have you ever experienced “Blogger Burnout”? This was me, big time!

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THE DOGLADY’S 2015 RETROSPECTIVE

HAPPY NEW YEAR, EVERYONE! The previous year went by so fast, it’s all a blur! Doesn’t it seem like the passage of time accelerates as we get older? All the more reason to make the…Read more

Niagara Falls Festival of Lights. Happy Holidays!

NIAGARA FALLS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

We are fortunate to live near (~45 minutes’ drive) one of the world’s natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Read more HERE. Last weekend, free from doggie houseguests, hubby and I took an overnight getaway there, to…Read more

Blogging Engagement #AtoZChallenge

COME JOIN THE #CHERISHED BLOGFEST!

Blogfests, blogathons, blog carnivals, blog hops, or whatever you want to call them, are great ways to connect and increase your traffic, assuming of course, that you make the effort to network. Some use these opportunities…Read more

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TIME FOR A SHORT BREAK. SEE YOU SOON!

The signs are all there. Internet fatigue has set in and I need a little break from social media and the Blogosphere. It started with my personal Facebook account, but then I realized I was bereft…Read more

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WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE DEN – MAY AND BEYOND

Now that the April Blogging marathon, known as the A to Z Challenge is finished, things will be getting back to normal, whatever that is. Here’s what you can look forward to: ~~~~~~

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FUTURE MUSINGS AT THE DEN

March is busy season around here, offline. Families with kids are travelling en masse for spring break, while others, weary of winter, seek warmth and sunshine elsewhere. My little “doggie hotel” is full and there’s mud…Read more

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NEW YEAR, NEW CREATIONS

HAPPY NEW YEAR, FRIENDS! Yes, I have returned to the Blogosphere. Please, don’t everybody applaud at once. 😉 Seems I lost my blogging mojo awhile back (last September!), but that creative urge has now returned.…Read more

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ACCOLADES AND REVELATIONS; THE LIEBSTER AWARD!

It’s my honour to announce that fellow blogger and dog lover, Carol Graham, has nominated me for a LIEBSTER AWARD! The word “Liebster”, loosely translated from German means “Beloved”, so it’s all good. Thank you, Carol!…Read more

burnt out

HAVE YOU EVER FELT THIS WAY?

It seems, the #AtoZChallenge took a lot more out of me than I thought!  Add that to the trip down to California -crossing three time zones and back, plus a lingering cold and I’m just…Read more

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THE CASE OF THE DISAPPEARING COMMENTS

GOOD NEWS UPDATE: As of this writing, Wednesday April 23, the problem seems to be resolved. Thank you Nick Hamze, at Akismet!   So, here we are, in the home stretch of the infamous #AtoZChallenge Blogging extravaganza,…Read more

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2013 IN REVIEW

THE DOGLADY’S DEN 2013 IN BLOGGING ANNUAL REPORT Here’s an excerpt: “The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at…Read more

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WELCOME TO THE NEW DEN! UPDATE!!

Just had to add this: For a few bucks, I was able to have the traffic rerouted from the old blog to the new. Not sure how that affects followers and subscribers, though. Learning as…Read more

WHO’S UP FOR THE PET BLOGGER CHALLENGE?

Ever since delving head first into the Blogosphere, I’ve been meeting all kinds of nice people and discovering ways to network. Following and commenting on blogs of interest, for example, or, participating in Blog Hops.

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2012 IN REVIEW

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 7,500 views in 2012. If…Read more

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WHAT WAS I THINKING??!

How many times have you said this to yourself? Or these? “What have I gotten myself into?” “I’m way over my head!” “Not ready for this” “Should have left well enough alone”