Monthly Archives: December 2012

December 31, 2012

In honor of George’s last run of 2006, which ended on Windsong Rise… is yours truly with the last run of 2012 ending on Windsong Rise. Happy New Year! George in 2007 was up early wondering what 2008 would bring. … Continue reading

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December 30, 2012

Dog oh dog, bark about a repeat of yesterday in the weather department. It was -5 and that northwest blowing when we left Edgemont for our run. It’s been tough keeping the running paths free of snow because of the … Continue reading

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December 29, 2012

Wow, 2012 is almost gone! Where did it go? I don’t think I got enough treats during the year. New Year’s resolution: Increase my treat receiving by 10%. Another cold jog this morning (-5 when we left the house). A … Continue reading

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December 28, 2012

It got down to -11 last night, but by the time of our run the temperature had reached a balmy -4. Of course it was warmer on Windsong Rise, thank goodness. Didn’t think we would get sun, but it finally … Continue reading

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December 27, 2012

George had a pretty day of sun four years ago. Snoozing inside in a sunbeam sure would be a luxury! But no, no, Porter didn’t get any sun today. Instead it was another cold, cloudy, snowy day. Look at these … Continue reading

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December 26, 2012

Rotten, wintery, cloudy day that saw -12 in Edgemont during the night. Thank goodness dad decided to jog Basset Back Ridge cuz the temperature was 20 degrees warmer. And even better as the sun first came up, I got to … Continue reading

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December 25, 2012

Dad and I just got in from a Christmas night walk under the stars. Since there’s almost a full moon, we didn’t see thousands of stars. And it’s cold!!! Below zero cold. Earlier in the evening I snapped this shot … Continue reading

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December 24, 2012

Four years ago George had a very nice day to work with the Sony 350. He was still trying to get the best sharpness and color. Red Canyon Rim Trail provided the background on a sunny day. No sunny day … Continue reading

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December 23, 2012

Since it was unexpected, when the Ponderosa Sky came through today, I decided to put a together a Variations of Ponderosa Sky theme. Sony DSC-R1 7:54am Canon T2i 100mm lens 9:38am Canon 5D Mark II 50mm lens at f/3.2 2:07pm … Continue reading

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December 22, 2012

We stopped briefly at Summit Tree Camp on our jog to snap this photo. That’s a Ponderosa Sky brightening up nicely. Yup, definitely a Ponderosa Sky 45 minutes later! We weren’t done with our jog yet, however. I think dad … Continue reading

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December 21, 2012

Happy Winter Solstice! I put together a Winter Solstice Sunrise Medley on our jog this morning. Enjoy! 7:05 7:07 7:17 7:31 7:33 7:52 8:28 Mild, sunny day today. Loving it! George got some bit of sunrise five years ago. But … Continue reading

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December 20, 2012

Because of the beautiful sky we had today, I sorta looked today what George looked like on December 19, 2007. Beautiful sky, but a cold morning (0 degrees). Dad told me during our run around Mathias Peak that he would … Continue reading

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December 19, 2012

George was pouring on the modeling poses at Grand View on this winter day of 2007. It was crisp winter morning with snow on the ground. The Canon 5D, 200mm lens, and George were in their element. Dad and I … Continue reading

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December 18, 2012

Great jog around Mathias Peak this morning. A little snow from last night cushioned my paws. And we had an interesting sky all morning, which always helps with photographs. Blue sky: Early morning soft light: Big sky: Sunrise sky: Yup, … Continue reading

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December 17, 2012

Happy Basset Ears Day! Well, you already know this is one of dad’s favorite photos. George was charging through the snow near Mathias Peak in 2007 when this photo was snapped. George had a pretty active day five years ago. … Continue reading

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December 16, 2012

Whoa! Is that lots of sun that I see? It sure was. Everything looks so much better with sunlight and a nice sky. Santa Hedge and I had a great time playing in the sun on Windsong Rise. And I … Continue reading

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December 15, 2012

I’ll bet after looking at these first three photos… you would imagine that we had a nice sky day with sun. Nope, not at all. I was hard pressed to capture photos with sunshine in them, but I did manage. … Continue reading

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December 14, 2012

It was a morning different from the Porter morning routine today. We did get our early jog in. But after our jog we went with Annee to Custer to see the 5th & 6th girls play basketball. We were hoping … Continue reading

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December 13, 2012

Bark about a dreary afternoon. But we did get some nice sky in the morning. Dad and I ran 8 miles on Red Canyon Rim Trail. At the end of our run I stopped at that warning sign. I asked … Continue reading

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December 12, 2012

Scrumptious day for being outside. We didn’t have the clear skies of yesterday on our run on Windsong Rise and Basset Back Ridge, but the sunrise did a pretty darn good job. We actually did get more sun than yesterday; … Continue reading

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December 11, 2012

So what did you do today, Porter? Well, I had already run 2 1/2 miles by the time the sun popped over the horizon. And I had a fantastic run on Basset Back Ridge! Just enough snow to cushion the … Continue reading

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December 10, 2012

Cold, breezy, and plenty of clouds… But we had a good run nonetheless. When the sun was out I did my best to get in it. Windsong Rise looked mighty nice at the end of our run. At the airport … Continue reading

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December 09, 2012

It was a wonderfully brisk jog on Red Canyon Rim Trail this morning. After our jog we made a grocery run to Hot Springs. Dad let me go into Shopko and pick out a Christmas toy. How about that a … Continue reading

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December 08, 2012

George’s jog looked like this in 2007. My jog on Basset Back Ridge looked like this today. Lots of clouds but at least I wasn’t pushing snow. George did have a great time in the afternoon as he romped through … Continue reading

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December 07, 2012

Bark about a day much better than I thought it would be. Dad and I expected lots of clouds, which there were on our jog on the Mickelson Trail. But look at our hike at Mathias Peak. Great! And in … Continue reading

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December 06, 2012

Hedge and I woke up to this nastiness overhead this morning. It had rained some during the night so dad and I had a dirty run. I like this so much better!!!! We didn’t get much sun today, so I … Continue reading

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December 05, 2012

Now you might think that a basset that runs miles under the moon and more miles after the sun rises would be one tired basset. But look at this Porter catching air at the end of our hike! And then … Continue reading

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December 04, 2012

Whether it was finishing up our very long jog. or tiptoeing through the golden grass, it was a pretty good morning to get some exercise. As our jog reached the thickest part of the woods, dad and I were glad … Continue reading

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December 03, 2012

Dad and I had a long and very satisfying jog on the Mickelson Trail into Chilson Canyon. Near the end of the run I snapped a photo of the Chilson Bridge. It doesn’t have much life left to it and … Continue reading

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December 02, 2012

As promised, my photo for the 2012 Christmas card. If you got one then you know what it says. Another cloudy, gloomy day for Edgemont. We did get a nice sunrise. And I did get to eat a Dairy Queen … Continue reading

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December 01, 2012

In 2007 on this first day of December, George was in a cheery, Christmas sorta mood, so he worked on Christmas photos. This second photo sure is great! As a matter of fact, I plagiarized it for my Christmas card … Continue reading

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