Canine Innkeeper in suburban Toronto, Canada, known as ‘The Doglady”. Writer/owner of THE DOGLADY’S DEN website. Photographer, animal lover, music fanatic, inveterate traveller, history, literature and cinema buff. Eternal “hippie/rockchick”. Bi-national, German/Canadian. Speaks English, German, some French, a little Italian and a smattering of Spanish.
Born in Germany, to a German mother and a Canadian father of German descent. He was an army officer who met his future wife while stationed in her homeland, after completing a tour of duty in Korea.
Debbie started writing as a child and always dreamt of becoming a professional; even tried to make that happen for several years in the 1970s (long before the internet). Discouraged by constant rejection, the need for a steady paycheque and the challenges of life in general, that muse was buried, deeper and deeper as time wore on and she became a corporate workaholic. Slowly, with the help of computers and the blogging world (which she has embraced wholeheartedly), the muse has returned. Currently working on a memoir of her time at a Swiss boarding school and another of the dogs she has known during her years as a pet sitter.
“Dogs have always been part of my life; a love passed down from generation to generation. Protracted unemployment in the early 90s required some creativity. Thus, my pet care business was born.”
Contributing author, “READ FOR ANIMALS”
W.I.P. memoirs: “CONFESSIONS OF A BOARDING SCHOOL INMATE”
W.I.P. (memoirs): “ADVENTURES IN DOGSITTING”
W.I.P.: THE ‘SHE’ CHRONICALS (memoirs told in 3rd person POV)
Short stories and poems: CREATIVE WRITING
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