Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 28, 2013

Considering how the sky looked at the start of our jog, I wasn’t sure how the morning would be. It turned out fantastic! Yup, we had a beautiful sky. The clouds didn’t start moving in until noon. Dad and I … Continue reading

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February 27, 2013

We ran again on Basset Back Ridge. There’s still plenty of snow on the north slope of Windsong Rise. Just two weeks ago it was too deep for any chance of running here. Dad and I hiked to Magenta Viewpoint. … Continue reading

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February 26, 2013

Five years ago George was up early to run around the ponds. More than the run, however, George was up early to greet the Canada Geese. They got going just as the sun started up over the horizon. It meant … Continue reading

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February 25, 2013

Gotta love this scene on Windsong Rise this morning. I sure did! It was our first jog of the year on Basset Back Ridge too. Dad and I took some time for train watching, since the weather was cooperating. Look … Continue reading

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February 24, 2013

In case you were wondering how my morning looked on Windsong Rise… Yup, that would be snow. I really enjoyed it! Yes, I did!!! This kinda of snow cushions the paws and gets me feeling doggone good. Dad did get … Continue reading

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February 23, 2013

It wasn’t exactly a sunny day, but we did get sun and mild temperatures. Our jog at the airport was quite nice. After our run, I still felt full of pep. I got out a tennis ball and showed it … Continue reading

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February 22, 2013

Pretty darn nice morning for train watching. So dad and I spent some time doing just that. We drove to Igloo Bridge too, but all we got were some west bounds. Couldn’t complain, though, cuz the sun was shining. George … Continue reading

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February 21, 2013

My day saw plenty of winter. Wish it would have looked like George’s day in 2007. Gotta admit George out did himself in these photos. Timeless! But, back to my day. Dad and I made our first hike of the … Continue reading

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February 20, 2013

The forecast said cloudy for the day, so I was pleased to see those guys got it wrong. We didn’t have a Ponderosa Sky, but we did have a decent amount of sun. Dad and I went hiking past the … Continue reading

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February 19, 2013

Not a bad morning for our jog and for the first time this year a hike to Basset Back Ridge. Since we had a good deal of sun and much of the area without snow on Windsong Rise, I wanted … Continue reading

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February 18, 2013

Considering how the day started out on our jog… I’m surprised that we got this… and this. Hedge and I were very impressed with the sky once the overcast sky changed to a big sky. Another afternoon at the Wild … Continue reading

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February 17, 2013

After another cloudy jog, dad and I headed up US85 to Newcastle. I got into the sunbeams on the road. Our destination was the Old Hwy 85 bridge that spans the BNSF tracks southeast of Newcastle. It’s a long ways … Continue reading

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February 16, 2013

Dog oh dog, what a great day to be outside. 50 degrees with sun (though the morning jog started with plenty of clouds). I met my buddy, Duke, in Hot Springs for a jog and then DAIRY QUEEN. Duke and … Continue reading

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February 15, 2013

Yuck, we had to run with snow falling on us. Thank goodness that nonsense had stopped by the time I went squirrel hunting on White Elephant Trail… and when I went Prairie Dog hunting on Prairie Dog Trail. Pretty sky … Continue reading

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February 14, 2013

George’s morning started out cloudy and windy in 2008. George and dad had a tough run around the Ponds and the Grassy Ridges. Later in the morning the sun came out. George gleefully hiked around Mathias Peak. My morning was … Continue reading

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February 13, 2013

Not a bad sunrise this morning. And we had some wonderful sky while dad and I wandered up and down Indian Paintbrush Trail. A basset can look pretty small under this big sky. Dad let me go Prairie Dog hunting … Continue reading

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February 12, 2013

George had a luscious sky on this day five years. The views from Mathias Peak were beautiful. My day, too, had a good sky. Love getting hedge out on these days! After playing with hedge dad and I walked to … Continue reading

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February 11, 2013

It was a good day for staying on the move. Lots of sunshine with a crisp wind. Still lots of snow on parts of Red Canyon Rim Trail. Lots of excellent sticks, too 🙂 Dad and I headed over to … Continue reading

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February 10, 2013

Hey! How about this? I was hoping it wouldn’t snow last night and today, and it didn’t!!! We even got sun during the afternoon for train watching. The morning, however, was pretty dark, even darker in the fire area along … Continue reading

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February 09, 2013

Dad and I jogged around the airport and the Cottonwood Bluffs with beautiful lighting. The sun shining was a surprise since the forecast had been for clouds. BUT…this will all change as that snowstorm gets going tonight. I would hope … Continue reading

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February 08, 2013

You know, just about the time the snow has disappeared another major snowstorm heads our way. Doggoneit!!!!! Didn’t get a lot of sun today so not much for a Ponderosa Sky. But I did get a Dairy Queen lunch! Has … Continue reading

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February 07, 2013

Wonderful day. Dad and I enjoyed the sun by visiting Igloo Bridge. Dog oh dog, lots of train action in the morning, including this freight train… running with a DPU. That’s a first. Dad and I spent a good deal … Continue reading

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February 06, 2013

Can’t woof it was the best outside day, but the temperature was warm this afternoon. There’s still those snow drifts, however. What with all the gun control controversy and all, I thought that I should walk around town with my … Continue reading

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February 05, 2013

Pretty darn nice morning for being under the sky and sun. Though I had to tread lightly to avoid mud spots. I like to compare this to George’s day in 2008 at the same spot on the trail to Mathias … Continue reading

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February 04, 2013

George saw the sun rising on a splendid 2009 winter morning. It was worth howling in happiness. That’s what howling rock is all about! My day saw too many clouds, but it was mild. Out at the Basset Arroyos, we … Continue reading

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February 03, 2013

Pretty sweet morning for catching some train action. Lots of variety in the locomotives. Pretty sweet morning for hiking to the Gold Rocks. And the evening was great as I had dinner and a Super Bowl party with Agnes and … Continue reading

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February 02, 2013

Dad and I hiked up Mathias Peak. Perfect day for viewing off into the distance. So what’ca think of these photos of Porter under a Ponderosa Sky? Canon 5D MkII with 50mm lens – DPP. Sony NEX-7 with 50mm lens … Continue reading

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February 01, 2013

Not a great day for a lot of sun, but the temperature wasn’t bad. And we did get enough sun in the morning to make it worth my while to compare the Canon 5 MKII and the Sony NEX-7 photographing … Continue reading

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