Monday, March 2, 2015

The Daily Corgi Goes On Spring Break!






Winston



After the coldest EVER February here in Boston, and coming up on the snowiest Winter on record, yours truly needs a sun and fun break. 

Pronto.

But since I can't get that, I'm going for a staycation! Not nearly as glamourous as it sounds. I may light a coconut scented candle, juice up some tropical beverages, and watch a LOT of Corgis on the beach videos. 

Like this one, by Nikojin310:







It will be business as usual over at the Daily Corgi Facebook page, and the blog will be back in action a week from today. 

Now. Where are my flip flops?









Saturday, February 28, 2015

Saturday #Corgi Smiler: Benny Corgipants






Benny's face launched a thousand smiles. A million smiles, maybe. He was just that special, and his own extraordinary smile -- after a very rough start at life in a puppy mill -- inspired many, many people. 

He went after things with gusto. Once he got out of that place, he never looked back. Why would he? Benny Corgipants, along with his fellow rescued "brother" Biggie Corgipants, became widely known and well loved in Corgi Nation. And they loved it.

These two, they were characters. The best kind of characters. The kind who live forever, wherever there is remembrance. And there is plenty of that. We, all of us, will never forget.

Benny has just joined Biggie at the Bridge. Now the "House of Pants" supervises from above. What better bird's eye view? We'd all better tow the line! There are big ears -- and big smiles -- and big woofs -- watching from on high. 





Funny how you can fall in love with a dog you've never met. But we do it every day, don't we? Thank you for the smiles, beautiful boy. And thank you to your family, and to Corgi Connection of Kansas Rescue founder Jeanette DeMars, for making it all possible. 

For bringing real good into the world and spreading it around. For simply being you. Wonderful you.

Corgi On, little man!




Friday, February 27, 2015

#Corgi Fun at Florida's Fort De Soto Dog Beach!



A third of the U.S. is feeling the winter blues right about now. We need some relief, stat! What better to beat the blahhhhs than a glimpse of some happy Corgis on the beach? 

This post is as fun now as it was when it first ran on the blog in June of 2012. I hope you enjoy it all over again, as much I do. The sun, the sand, the promise that summer WILL return … soak it up!

Laurie


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Last Saturday, nearly forty Corgis and their people gathered at Fort De Soto Dog Park in Tierra Verde, Florida for a great big party. As we all know, Corgis + the beach = all kinds of AWESOME!!!

The frap-tabuous gathering was a mega meetup of three regional Corgi Groups:  Tampa Bay, Central Florida and Southwest Florida. Katie Ringo, in attendance with her low-riders, reports: "Corgis began arriving at 9:30AM and were still streaming in when I left around 12:30PM. We even had some people travel all the way from Georgia with their Corgis to enjoy the beach with us!  The predicted high temperature was 90 degrees, but it felt hotter.  My three Corgis immediately began romping in the grass, and after about 20 minutes of play we decided it was time to head out to the beach."



 Photo: Katie Ringo





"Several passersby stopped to ask why all the Corgis were there, wondering whether it was an organized event. Quite a few people took photos of all the Corgis and played with them -- even though they didn't bring one! By the time I left I'd guess we had about 30 to 40 corgis on the beach. There were a few new puppies that had their first experience with the water and some Corgis as old as 11 that had a blast."

Looks like a little patch of heaven, doesn't it?  Thanks to Katie Ringo and Bob Marotta for the fantastic photos!



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 Photo:  Katie Ringo



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Photos in slideshow:  Katie Ringo