Monthly Archives: December 2011

December 31, 2011

Five years ago today, George was almost back to the car after the early morning jog through pristine snow on Basset Back Ridge. George and dad made up this New Years card photo to celebrate. My jog this morning didn’t … Continue reading

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December 30, 2011

Oh puppy! Do I ever love the rising sun tickling my nose on Ears to the Wind Ridge. Dad and I were really early on our jog to catch the sunrise on Ears to the Wind Ridge…already running for 45 … Continue reading

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December 29, 2011

Little repetitious in the weather department; clears out at night and clouds move in at daybreak. Oh wait, I said that yesterday…well… Okay, the sunrise was amazing! Too bad we didn’t get much sun. And dog oh dog, did it … Continue reading

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December 28, 2011

Little repetitious in the weather department; clears out at night and clouds move in at daybreak. We did have a very nice hike to the Gold Rocks. The blue sky was not lacking. Dad had a wonderful photo of me … Continue reading

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December 27, 2011

When you get a sunrise like the one today, you can ooh and aah, but… you know it’s not going to be a sunny day. Okay, we did get some afternoon sun, when dad and I hiked to Portrait Rock. … Continue reading

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December 26, 2011

Wow-zow, a busy day for BNSF. Dad and I checked out all the motive power in the morning after our jog. How about this nice new KCS unit? Looking clean and snappy…just like me 🙂 At one time, there were … Continue reading

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December 25, 2011

Did those treats appear under the Christmas tree sometime last night? Arrhoo-oo!!! They did!! I got treats from dad and Agnes and Gene. Dad got treats from Marion. And I got dad a very special book: Basset Expressions. After our … Continue reading

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December 24, 2011

It’s Christmas Eve and I’m drooling over the thought of treats under the Christmas tree tomorrow morning…I hope, I hope! Oh, but about my day. The morning jog was splendid as the sun came up. I grew an ice beard … Continue reading

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December 23, 2011

You see the sky like it was this morning at sunrise, and you know it’s going to be a great winter’s hiking day. Up on Mathias Peak I could point my paw in any direction, and there would be blue … Continue reading

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December 22, 2011

Icy jog this morning. Dad and I did some hiking around Mathias Peak and on Red Canyon Rim Trail. I was all pumped up with the new snow. Running and jumping and throwing sticks about under a deep blue sky! … Continue reading

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December 21, 2011

Snowy day today, though pretty good for walking around. Our jog was dry, but our hike to the Grassy Ridges was in snow. When we got home, dad set me to work on the new computer. I’m using it now. … Continue reading

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December 20, 2011

Don’t know what’s up, but the Canada geese have come back to the ponds. They sure made our morning jog more enjoyable. You gotta love those guys. And they weren’t in any hurry to leave. They do leave at some … Continue reading

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December 19, 2011

Yup, the morning was not going to be a sunny one at Grand View Point. The sunrise appeared like a floating gas giant planet on the horizon. I’m glad I got my Grand View Point photo yesterday, so I could … Continue reading

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December 18, 2011

Ponderosa sky this morning on our hike around and up on Mathias Peak. With the good weather dad thought he best get a comparison shot today, cuz tomorrow isn’t looking so good for blue skies. Anyway, here I am at … Continue reading

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December 17, 2011

After a darn nice morning jog, dad and I headed up to Robinson Flats for a hike to John’s Island in the Sky. We climbed to Robinson Flats Lookout, where as you can see there is an extensive view of … Continue reading

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December 16, 2011

I was all ears at Howling Rock as dad told me that we would be going to the library’s Christmas party today. As we headed back to the car, I got more and more pumped up. It was worth dancing … Continue reading

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December 15, 2011

It’s 8:22pm on December 15, 2008; George was already in slumberland. All that was sticking out from under the covers was… a basset nose. Another beautiful winter day for this basset. How about a crisp, clean sunrise at the ponds? … Continue reading

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December 14, 2011

George was dealing with plenty of winter back in 2007 on the morning jog. The temperature was below zero and the snow kept falling. You have to be one tough basset to run in these conditions. As for the fog … Continue reading

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December 13, 2011

Dog oh dog, that freezing fog hung around all night and then all day. It certainly does make for a different looking world. Once again we made our escape. This time we went to Mathias Peak, where at Grand View … Continue reading

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December 12, 2011

The day started out darn well with a cold and colorful sunrise on our jog. As we jogged along to Wind in the Ears Ridge, the moon was smiling and laughing with me. A terrific early morning run, no doubt! … Continue reading

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December 11, 2011

Most delicious day for a basset hiking under blue skies, (as a note, this George path, made in 2003, leads to Summit Tree Camp) getting lots and lots of exercise, and thinking about treats on top of Mathias Peak. December … Continue reading

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December 10, 2011

Oh how I do love these days of sun and cold and beautifully blue skies! In the morning we had a great time hiking in the Mathias Peak area and then climbing to the top of the peak. In the … Continue reading

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December 09, 2011

“Go, go, go, George!!!!” I was woofing at the top of my lungs thinking of George in the Edgemont Basset Drift Busting Championship back on December 9, 2007. Look at George go in this sequence of a championship bust. And … Continue reading

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December 08, 2011

Dad and I woke up to snow this morning. It snowed all during our jog. Not that I minded, particularly when I caught sight of Whitetail deer out on the Cottonwood Bluffs. And it snowed all during our hike around … Continue reading

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December 07, 2011

Did I woof already that winter can be fabulous?!!! It was cold outside on our jog, but that rising sun warms the black saddle on my back. You just gotta love a good sunrise on a cold winter’s morn. Too … Continue reading

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December 06, 2011

Another below zero (-7) run this morning. But the sunshine helped with heaping doses of warm light. After our jog, we stopped to take a photo of the covered bridge in the cold morning air. Puppy oh puppy!!…an excellent morning … Continue reading

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December 05, 2011

Crisp, refreshing, blue sky day…basset oh basset! West of town I was kicking up a little snow that is still on the ground. Don’t know why there is snow west of town, but east of town there’s only snow in … Continue reading

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December 04, 2011

Makes the perfect gift! A Porter mug or a George mug. Anyone should feel lucky to have one of these fine mugs under his Christmas tree come Christmas morning. George was showing the ultimate Christmas gifts back in 2007. You … Continue reading

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December 03, 2011

On a crisp, below zero morning in 2006, George and dad made their jog on Basset Back Ridge. George was coming back to the car, nose to the ground (always a true basset hound!), enjoying the dense scents in the … Continue reading

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December 02, 2011

The eyes have it, snicker, snicker. Yes, those are Porter’s eyes, or to be exact, that is my left eye using two different cameras: the Sony A350 and the Canon T2i. Dad and I (pun intended) wanted to compare the … Continue reading

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December 01, 2011

Just enough rain and snow last night to turn that new asphalt at the airport into a skating rink. The runway was glistening in the early morning light after our jog. Dad wouldn’t run on the runway, but, me, ha!, … Continue reading

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