Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 31, 2011

Last day of May, a month which has been decidedly gloomy in the weather department. But today ended on a very pleasant day. The Beardtongue has bloomed in numerous spots. Such a pretty flower. George was still hamming it up … Continue reading

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May 30, 2011

The yellow Primroses are out, but they sure could use some sun. For that matter, so could I. Edgemont had its bridge dedication this afternoon. In the morning, I was part of the Mickelson Trail walkers and bicyclists. Wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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May 29, 2011

Looking back through George’s photos, May 29th has not been a particularly sunny sort of day. And today, yuck!!! About the best one could say for it is that spending time in front of the computer looking at the weather … Continue reading

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May 28, 2011

This Memorial Day weekend sees the opening ceremony of the Edgemont Covered Bridge. The bridge was looking mighty fine this morning. To start out the morning, the Edgemont Area Historical Society served up a delicious pancake breakfast. Dog oh dog, … Continue reading

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May 27, 2011

Last year the Primroses were unbelievable. This year, well, there are some. Those some, I do deeply appreciate their efforts during this cold, dreary May. Last year’s May was cold and dreary too, so I don’t get the difference. Must … Continue reading

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May 26, 2011

2009 was a banner year for the Wallflowers. I don’t know what’s happened to them since. Well, they are better than last year. Still, I would like to see the acres of Wallflowers that I see from photos of George … Continue reading

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May 25, 2011

We went walking along Paintbrush Trail today. There’s a good reason for the name, and this is the time of year to see that reason, cuz there are thousands of Indian Paintbrush flowers blooming along the trail this time of … Continue reading

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May 24, 2011

Whew! Once again, I’m behind on my blog. This time dad and I took a short road trip to Cheyenne. Well, I’ll post those blogs soon. As for today, weird things in the sky! So I hunkered down, all camouflaged … Continue reading

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May 20, 2011

How about this? The weather guys had said it would be dreary and cloudy, but it sure was a nice afternoon to be out and about. The wind was brisk and the air fresh. Plenty of soggy ground. I had … Continue reading

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May 19, 2011

Dreary, wet, soggy day. Blah! I didn’t get out much until evening. But, it was a good day to stop by The Wild Burro Bookstore and try out new reading glasses while looking at all the new books. I wish … Continue reading

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May 18, 2011

Turned out to be a better day than what I thought it would be. I felt pretty good, and the sun came out to warm up the afternoon. I checked out some of the purple Crazyweed in the morning. In … Continue reading

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May 17, 2011

Now, you’re probably thinking this is a photo of me on a couch at home. Well, guess again. I’m at the vet’s! Crazy day today for me. I had to have surgery because of my ongoing Porcupine Saga. This is … Continue reading

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May 16, 2011

Bluebells and Goldenpea! Now that’s a good way to start out the morning. This spot on the north side of Mathias Peak always has a nice mix of the two flowers. It’s quiet and restful too. The Crazyweed is blooming … Continue reading

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May 15, 2011

Another rather scruffy day, and I’m still hacking and coughing…jeez! Well, there was some sun, and dad took me to Custer for a buffalo burger. The day was pretty good. Since dad was so kind to get me a buffalo … Continue reading

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May 14, 2011

Kind of a scruffy day today. I’m a bit under the weather, so dad took it easy on me this morning as we walked along the old Hwy 85. It was that darn porcupine last Saturday! Well, more about that … Continue reading

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May 13, 2011

Where’s Porter?!!! Has he gone on vacation? Out of town on his motorcycle? Well, I’ll tell you…Marion was here! She’s like my bestest friend. I’ve had such an eventful week. It’s been basset heaven around here. Marion and I did … Continue reading

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May 09, 2011

It was bridging raising day in Edgemont today. I’m sitting on the side of the covered bridge. The crane behind me was minutes away from lifting that side and placing it on the bridge cement abutments. You can read about … Continue reading

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May 08, 2011

Marion brought the Las Vegas weather with her today. Whew, 90 degrees in Crawford, NE! We drove to Crawford to take in the sights and do a little shopping at the Ardmore Old Time Mall. After leaving Crawford, we stopped … Continue reading

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May 07, 2011

I don’t know whether to call this day Marion Day or Porcupine Day. You see, my lovely friend Marion came today! All the way from England to see me! Yup, me Porter! We had cheeseburgers at Remember When and then … Continue reading

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May 06, 2011

I’ll tell you something about George. He sure could get chatty sometimes. Dad was always impressed with his clever wit and depth of knowledge. Four years ago on a pleasant spring day, George was contemplating the changes to Sartre’s existentialism … Continue reading

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May 05, 2011

It’s been so cool and dry that I’m beginning to think only the Pasque flowers are going to do well this spring. They are magnificent, no doubt! But what will happen to the other spring flowers? In previous years, the … Continue reading

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May 04, 2011

The Pasque flowers in the warmer spots of George’s Pasque Flower Patch are losing their flowers. Soon they’ll have seeds. But, if you are willing to rough it down the steep slope, where the moss grows, you’ll find plenty of … Continue reading

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May 03, 2011

It’s been a dry spring so far. Cool and cloudy too, but not nearly the amount of moisture falling from the sky compared to last year. This morning was a great morning to enjoy George’s Pasque Flower Patch after a … Continue reading

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May 02, 2011

If you look under my paw, you’ll see another spring flower of the Edgemont area. It’s called Golden Pea. The Golden Pea season is still early, so they’re just getting started. George’s favorite flowers are the Pasque flowers. However, dad’s … Continue reading

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May 01, 2011

May Day! MAY be the snow will stop now! Well, probably not, but a basset can wish. So like, I’m napping in George’s Pasque Flower Patch, and look at this undignified pose dad caught me in….jeez! Stupid cameras, anyway. I … Continue reading

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