Monthly Archives: July 2013

July 31, 2013

See these two people on my motorcycle with me? They’re Zach and Tessa from KEVN Channel 7 in Rapid City. I’m gonna be a star of the screen!!! Watch for me this Friday at 9pm. I did my motorcycle riding … Continue reading

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July 30, 2013

Dog oh dog, what a great morning at Cheyenne Valley View. I brought along my latest toy. This little guy came from Terri, who works at the Wild Horse Sanctuary. It wasn’t all relaxing at Cheyenne Valley View. I decided … Continue reading

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July 29, 2013

Dad did it to me again; left me at the newspaper office while he went to the Wild Horse Sanctuary. Yeah, I got the breakfast sandwich and a bacon cheeseburger, but think of the suffering! I had plenty of time … Continue reading

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July 28, 2013

Dog oh dog, do I ever love reading outside. The Kindle sure has made that outside reading easier. Just stuff the Kindle in the camera bag and head out. Today I finished up The Beautiful and the Damned. You know, … Continue reading

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July 27, 2013

It was Gold Discovery Days in Custer, so dad and I headed to Custer to say hello to people we knew would be there. We also looked at the cars in the car show. Betty and Dick were there with … Continue reading

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July 26, 2013

You would think that a day with this in the morning… and this in the evening… would be a pretty darn good day. And it was except for rain (again) on our jog. By the time dad and I got … Continue reading

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July 25, 2013

Figures it would rain during our jog on a morning where dad wasn’t giving a tour at the Wild Horse Sanctuary. At least it got much better as the morning marched on, so dad and I hiked along Red Canyon … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013

Is this awesome or what?!!!! I’ve never looked better! Thank you Karen! Yup, she did a painting of me. Karen and Les were ever so nice to me when they visited the Wild Horse Sanctuary. But this is so amazing! … Continue reading

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July 23, 2013

Looking back on this morning, I’ll woof to you that my life is slipping by without the fun I deserve. Yup, dad left me at the newspaper office as he did another tour at the Wild Horse Sanctuary. I deserve … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013

Dad went over to the Wild Horse Sanctuary and left me at the newspaper office. It’s darn depressing. When he got back to Edgemont he put in the Land Rover. I told dad, “I belong here when you go to … Continue reading

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July 21, 2013

Just like George on this day four years ago… I took a morning look around from Howling Rock. George got to ride the motorcycle to Sylvan Lake on that morning as well. Me? I spent lots and lots of time … Continue reading

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July 20, 2013

Our run had to be delayed for an hour because of thunderstorms booming through early in the morning. I do hate those thunderstorms. After our run dad and I went to Cheyenne Valley View for some reading. The thunderstorms had … Continue reading

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July 19, 2013

Dog oh dog, this is what it looked like in the morning. That would be a thunderstorm over Edgemont, in case you were wondering. Dad and I had a much better time in the afternoon at Cheyenne Valley View. We … Continue reading

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July 18, 2013

George was making a close inspection of a BNSF GE E44AC on a fine morning in 2007. Darn impressive, right George? The sky sure had cloud turbulence today. And it was darn hot too. And dry, dry, dry. Dad and … Continue reading

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July 17, 2013

Another nice morning for a motorcycle ride, so dad and I headed to Custer for a breakfast sandwich at Baker’s Bakery. We took a short break on SD 89 to look at the wildflowers. There are a lot of Prairie … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013

Have you hugged a wildflower today? Or at least appreciated them? Finally, finally, dad and I rode the motorcycle to Hill City. We stopped at Hill City Harley Davidson to say hi to my friends there. Then we bought a … Continue reading

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July 15, 2013

George had a great day in 2009. That meant getting on the motorcycle and heading for Sylvan Lake. Of course, there was a buffalo burger to be had. And don’t forget cooling off the paws in Sylvan Lake. My day … Continue reading

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July 14, 2013

Dog oh dog, you sure had to pay attention to the sky this morning and early afternoon. Never knew when it might dump some rain on me. As it turned out, despite the morning clouds, we got just a few … Continue reading

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July 13, 2013

George was out riding the motorcycle on this day in 2007. May your bassets ears always blow with the wind! Wasn’t a motorcycle day for me, because of the iffy weather. But, that was okay, cuz dad and I took … Continue reading

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July 12, 2013

George sure was getting up early in 2009. There isn’t any sun at all, and he’s already well up the trail on Red Canyon Rim Trail. I don’t know how he did it. By the time I got to Red … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013

Dad and I hopped on the motorcycle after our run. We stopped at Cheyenne Valley View for a breather and some reading. Along the path I stopped to look at all the Leadplant, which is blooming nicely now. After some … Continue reading

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July 10, 2013

George was catching the last of the sun in 2007 while at the airport. Did I woof sun? There it is! My day had lots of sun; it was toasty too. Dad and I spent a lot of time at … Continue reading

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July 09, 2013

We made a trip to Sylvan Lake this morning on the motorcycle. Always a great trip. Along the way we stopped in Pringle to see the bicycle abstract art, which has gone from a pile of bicycles to something with … Continue reading

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July 08, 2013

While dad had a great time at the Wild Horse Sanctuary, he left me at the newspaper office. What’s with that? Good thing I’m quick to forgive; mind you, dad’s bacon cheeseburger gift to me did help my mood considerably. … Continue reading

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July 07, 2013

Considering the forecast and a thunderstorm delaying our run, I was thinking that the day wasn’t going to be all that cheerful. Well, they got the forecast wrong and we got more blue sky than we had on those days … Continue reading

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July 06, 2013

This morning was our morning to run through all the Coneflowers on Basset Back Ridge and Elbow Canyon Road. The Prairie Coneflower sure is having a good year. Made for a nice run, it did. Dad and I spent the … Continue reading

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July 05, 2013

Darn cloudy morning for our jog and hiking. I used the Canon 5D II and flashpacks for a couple of photos of the remaining wildflowers on Old Hwy 85. Cute little one. Must be having a difficult time of it … Continue reading

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July 04, 2013

Dad and I had a good morning to walk along Red Canyon Rim Trail and again look at how well the wildflowers are doing. Purple Prairie Clover is having a banner year. So are the Coneflowers. Dad and I need … Continue reading

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July 03, 2013

I have to bark, “Finally!” We took our first motorcycle ride this year to Sylvan Lake. Between the construction and the weather, it’s been a long wait. Dog oh dog, it sure was nice wandering around Sylvan Lake. The swimming … Continue reading

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July 02, 2013

Yesterday on the anniversary of the White Draw Fire plane crash a memorial was dedicated off of US 18 near where the fire was started. Dad and I are glad to see this done in memory of the airmen killed … Continue reading

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July 01, 2013

Out at the Basset Arroyos… the grass has turned bone dry. Yup, it’s drought time again. We had a little thundershower rove through in the afternoon, but hardly any rain. Lots of clouds, though. Kinda nice to see that the … Continue reading

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