partying

AULD LANG SYNE (OLD TIMES, LONG AGO)

Originally published on Dec. 29, 2012 Another New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and this old “party animal” can’t help but get sentimental about all the good times we had, over the course of four…Read more

#BOTB results, REAL WILD ONE (WILD CHILD)

BLUE CHRISTMAS | #BOTB RESULTS

WELCOME BACK TO BOTB! It’s time past time to announce the results of the Dec. 15 showdown. BATTLE OF THE BANDS (BOTB), hosted by StMcC Presents Battle of the Bands is where you listen to different recordings of…Read more

outdoor lights, Bronner's

DECEMBER IN FRANKENMUTH

Frankenmuth, Michigan is one of our favourite road trip destinations. The area, known as “Little Bavaria”, was settled and named in 1845 by conservative Lutheran immigrants from the Roßtal area of Franconian Germany. In addition to the charming ambience and picturesque…Read more

niagara falls festival of lights

SPECTACULAR LIGHTFEST AT NIAGARA FALLS

We are fortunate to live near (~45 minutes’ drive) one of the world’s natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Read more HERE. In 2012, 2015 and again this year (2017), free from doggie houseguests, hubby and I…Read more

The Doglady's Den; lit up for the Holidays

THE HOLIDAY SEASON IS UPON US!

♫♫♫♫♫♫ ‘Tis the season to be busy Fa La La La La, La, La, La, La Hither, yon and in a tizzy Fa La La La La, La, La, La, La ♫♫♫♫♫♫ Much as I…Read more

#BOTB results, REAL WILD ONE (WILD CHILD)

ALWAYS ON MY MIND | #BOTB RESULTS

WELCOME BACK TO BOTB! It’s time to announce the results of the Nov. 15 showdown. BATTLE OF THE BANDS (BOTB), hosted by StMcC Presents Battle of the Bands is where you listen to different recordings of the…Read more

Open dresser drawers The Letter #WEPFF

THE LETTER

THE “SHE” CHRONICLES EPISODE FIVE Her eyes swept over the familiar contents of her mother’s room. Theirs had always been a contentious relationship; the strains softened by decades of physical distance. Now it was over.…Read more

Halloween

HALLOWEEN WITH ALICE

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!   Who does Halloween better than Alice Cooper? Enjoy!   Image credits: Flying witch Cover art Originally published Oct. 31, 2015 Revised Oct. 31, 2017 Unfortunately, the “Black Widow”…Read more

Debbie is taking a blogging break

BLOGS, LIFE, THOUGHTS…

WITH APOLOGIES TO MY SUBSCRIBERS AND BLOGGING BUDDIES! SUNG TO THE TUNE OF “YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVING FEELING” by The Righteous Brothers I never start a post anymore when I check this site And there’s…Read more

Doglady's Den Logo

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

Old Folks

C’EST LA VIE SAY THE OLD FOLKS

Old folks can be pretty cool. But I never thought I’d actually BE one of them! I was watching a 36-year-old movie recently (Victory), starring Michael Caine and noticed how young and handsome he looked,…Read more

#BOTB RESULTS | SEVEN NATION ARMY

SEVEN NATION ARMY | #BOTB RESULTS

Welcome back to #BOTB! Time to announce the results of the August 15th showdown. Evening repast on the back deck. #Summer #SouthernOntario #LifeIsGood #ItalianoVero 😎 A post shared by Debbie D. (aka The “Doglady”)…Read more

Who's To Say? Question marks

WHO’S TO SAY?

Originally published June 12, 2013 Who’s to say what’s good, what’s bad What’s right, what’s mad ??? Who’s to say what’s flawed, what’s fair What’s gone, what’s there ??? Who’s to say what’s fun, what’s…Read more

Battle of the Bands | TOBACCO ROAD

TOBACCO ROAD | #BOTB RESULTS

Welcome back to #BOTB! Time to announce the results of the July 15th showdown. BATTLE OF THE BANDS (BOTB), hosted by StMcC Presents Battle of the Bands is where you listen to different recordings of the same…Read more

HOT HOT HOT - How to keep your pets cool in summer

HOT! HOT! HOT!

Originally published July 18, 2013. Revised July 19, 2017 Another heat wave is upon us, and pretty much all of North America, it seems. Today’s weather in the Toronto area: Dogs feel the heat…Read more

Thoughts on Dog Breeding

THOUGHTS ON DOG BREEDING

Originally published on May 3, 2016 I just finished writing a month-long series about dog breeds from A to Z, without voicing judgements. The X-Breed (crossbreed) chapter also talked about “Designer Dogs”, where two purebreds…Read more