Monthly Archives: April 2012

April 30, 2012

A cool, crisp jog this morning under clear skies. It got warmer as dad and I hiked out to the Cottonwood Bluffs to look at the Indian Paintbrush flowers. At the moment not many wildflowers are blooming. It’s been so … Continue reading

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April 29, 2012

A fine morning for watching and photographing trains. I thought it an excellent morning to put the new 50mm lens on the NEX-7 to the test. At the Edgemont yard, this GE loco was basking in the sun. I took … Continue reading

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April 28, 2012

Gloomy day again with more rain on our jog. What’s with that? We haven’t gotten that much rain over the last two days, but dad is sick of it already. Tomorrow? Not much better. Dad and I broke our hiking … Continue reading

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April 27, 2012

Dog oh dog, did I get drenched on our jog this morning. It rained the whole time. When we got home dad told me the story of George and him jogging Basset Back Ridge one day in the spring. Dad … Continue reading

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April 26, 2012

Dad and I didn’t do our early morning jog at Edgemont today because of threatening skies. We jogged the Mickelson Trail at Lime Kiln Road. Then we headed farther north to some sun at Oreville Station on the Mickelson Trail. … Continue reading

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April 25, 2012

Good luck would be walking along in the High Plains and finding, what’s this?…A Porter Mug! Even better luck would be finding a Porter Mug in with the Indian Paintbrush flowers! Another warm day with a temperature of 83 degrees. … Continue reading

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April 24, 2012

Dog oh dog, a hot one today! 90 degrees. It was already near 80 degrees as dad and I looked out over Coal Canyon from Magenta Viewpoint. Remember the photo of George at this spot six years ago yesterday? Let … Continue reading

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April 23, 2012

Wow, a day of extreme temperature change. When dad and I went on our jog the temperature stood at 32. Come the afternoon and the thermometer had risen to 87! Lots of sun, and I’m glad dad didn’t make me … Continue reading

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April 22, 2012

“Did you know the real name for Goldenpea is Thermopsis rhombifolia?” I’ve got a lot to say about the Goldepea this year because it’s having such a great year. Some other names given to the flower are Buffalo Bean, Golden … Continue reading

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April 21, 2012

Edgemont keeps getting weirder. Today a band of heavy clouds hovered over Edgemont all day. Meanwhile most of the area saw lots of sun. Weird. As you could guess, dad wasn’t going to hang around Edgemont. Yup, we headed to … Continue reading

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April 20, 2012

Ponderosa Sky this morning with pleasant temperatures made for a nice hike to the Gold Rocks. Dad and I couldn’t dally on our hike, however, cuz we told Abigail that we would get her to Hot Springs for her robotics … Continue reading

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April 19, 2012

My day started out with finding this train car wheel set just sitting on the ground near Provo. Scratch my head on this one. How did it get there? The morning had a great sky with puffy clouds and sun. … Continue reading

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April 18, 2012

Yet another cloudy day in Edgemont. What’s with that? Guess we’re headed back to that same old weather pattern of clouds for Edgemont. Dad and I did find sun on the Mickelson Trail at Lime Kiln Road. Gave me a … Continue reading

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April 17, 2012

Four years ago George had a wonderful sunny day to hike to Summit Tree Camp. With the great spring weather, George kept a keen eye out for any wild animal around that would need a lesson in who is king … Continue reading

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April 16, 2012

You know, I think the Porter Mug looks darn excellent with Pasque Flowers peeping over the edge. Dad and I had a busy morning hiking near Pringle and then heading to Custer for some more hiking. We stopped by the … Continue reading

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April 15, 2012

I know that you’ve seen the Porter Mug before; you know, makes the perfect Christmas gift. But, how about using the Porter Mug for flowers? Looks great with Golden Pea! It was a gloomy morning (again!). We did get some … Continue reading

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April 14, 2012

Very much an April shower day today. Gloomy too. Dad and I went to Custer to pick up some more Porter mugs. They are very cool! I need to take a photo of one. Maybe tomorrow. We did get sunshine … Continue reading

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April 13, 2012

Somewhere down there is a wandering mountain lion. Dog oh dog, does that ever get my blood boiling! “Here kitty, kitty!” “I’ll be nice to you, after I rip you to shreds! Ha!” I was having a great time under … Continue reading

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April 12, 2012

Dad and I hiked around the Basset Arroyos under some pretty nice sky, though the wind was catching my ears. Puppy oh puppy, it’s great fun out at the Basset Arroyos right now because of all the freshly made rodent … Continue reading

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April 11, 2012

I’m not barking that it’s always windy around here, but it usually is and spring has more wind than the other seasons. Just ask George back in 2008. Flying with those ears! You should see the view from up here! … Continue reading

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April 10, 2012

“You guys at full blossom?” I asked the Golden Pea today. “Yes, we are!” they replied. Well, look at em, aren’t they gorgeous? Makes me happy to have sun shining on me with the Golden Pea! Arrrh-ooo-o!! Alas, that cloudy … Continue reading

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April 09, 2012

Five years ago today, George had finished his jog and was wondering what the day would bring since the morning was rather cloudy. The day brought more clouds, some sun, and a thunderstorm in the evening with a nice rainbow. … Continue reading

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April 08, 2012

I’m gonna hate to see the Pasque Flowers go. Sigh… With all the warm days and no rain, they’re past peak blooming. Not that all of them have left us yet. In 2006 George and dad had finished their jog … Continue reading

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April 07, 2012

After stopping at Igloo Bridge for some train action (those lights would be train lights)… dad and I spent our morning hiking and then a picnic at this spot. (Look dad, no vegetation!) Yup, you guessed it, we went to … Continue reading

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April 06, 2012

George, six years ago, had finished his morning jog on Basset Back Ridge and sought the cooling shade of the Ponderosa trees. It was a beautiful morning, and nothing like viewing the sunshine from a cool spot. My day started … Continue reading

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April 05, 2012

The day started out with a Ponderosa Sky and warm temperatures (almost 80 degrees!), perfect for snoozing in George’s Pasque Flower Patch. I wasn’t a complete lazy bones, cuz I spent much time checking for that darn squirrel in Squirrel … Continue reading

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April 04, 2012

Dad and I took a walk through Igloo this morning. Back towards the end of public access is the gate and guard shack that stopped personnel from entering the ammo storage area. I think it probably was in better condition … Continue reading

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April 03, 2012

A quite nice sunrise led into a darn cloudy day for Edgemont. Before the sun got around to a disappearing act, I checked out the Golden Pea flowers at the base of the Cottonwood Bluffs. Nice! We took a long … Continue reading

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April 02, 2012

Well, I must bark, it wasn’t summer today. Nope lots of clouds, wind, and cool temperatures. But, there are the Golden Pea Flowers out at Killdeer Pond. A colorful note of brightness on a dull day. And there are still … Continue reading

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April 01, 2012

I dedicate this beautiful summer day (84 degrees!) to George’s heart of soul in his Pasque Flower Patch. This be the spot! The Magical White Pasque Flower was at its best today. So dad and I hung around all day … Continue reading

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