I love to talk about my dogs. You know those parents that share multiple photos of their little ones at the water cooler, or always have a ‘cute ‘ story about something their toddler did? I am that person about my dogs. I can tell a story anywhere, anytime about my dogs. To me, they are entertaining, humorous and engaging.
Ruff Talk was established in January of 2013 when I set up a blog on Blogger. Six months later when I discovered WordPress, I spent a Saturday night downloading the software while on the phone with my hosting provider. After purchasing my domain name, I was up and running! A little bare bones, but there it was, big as life, rufftalk4dogs.com.
In the months that followed I found I would get lost in design details and blog very little. Or I would just chuck working on the technical side and write blog posts to add much needed content to my site. Page ideas, photo ops, all flooded my thoughts on a constant basis – almost 2 years later (14 in dog years!) they still do – Not a day goes by I don’t formulate either a post in my head or entertain a design change to my blog – and I’m loving every minute of it. I’m still learning the organization of it all – and strive to improve on developing a more structured routine.
Creating a purpose for the Ruff Talk site, defining a mission statement and developing a site that is cohesive is an ongoing project – and I doubt I’ll ever be truly done. I cannot draw a clear line on which I enjoy more – the writing or the web site designing. For now, it’s a tie.
For everyone that has visited Ruff Talk, and offered support and encouragement – thank you. I appreciate each of you. Since I still love talking about my dogs, I’m sure Ruff Talk 4 Dogs has many ‘dog years’ ahead of it!
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