Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 31, 2013

Just like George making the last run of 2006 on Windsong Rise… I was making the last run of 2013. We all know this is the day (four years ago) that dad picked me up and saved me from a … Continue reading

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December 30, 2013

“They went that way over the ridge!” I love traveling Elbow Canyon Road when suddenly 50 to 100 Pronghorns will be near the road. As soon as dad and I stop, they’re off like a shot. Gets my basset hunting … Continue reading

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December 29, 2013

Cold, crisp morning. How I looked before our run at the airport. How I looked afterwards. At least the sun was melting off the ice on my whiskers. George had pleasant lighting for some nice shots on Red Canyon Rim … Continue reading

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December 28, 2013

What did I say about every morning it seems like the same thing? “Get up Porter it’s time to go running!” Well, this morning was different cuz dad yelled, “Get up Porter so we can catch the sunrise BEFORE we … Continue reading

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December 27, 2013

Every morning it seems like the same thing, “Get up Porter! It’s time to go running.” Wonder what it would be like to sleep in. Once the run was finished, I’ll admit that I felt pretty darn good, and the … Continue reading

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December 26, 2013

You gotta admit, our Christmas trees are mighty pretty as we head beyond Christmas. I figure they should look good all year long. Great basset mind in this Porter Basset. Darn coyotes are using my running trail on Windsong Rise! … Continue reading

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December 25, 2013

It was a beautiful Christmas day, so I was one pumped up, hard charging basset! We put up our Christmas trees! Okay, we didn’t put them up. They’re the Ponderosa pines on Windsong Ridge. But we did designate as our … Continue reading

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December 24, 2013

“Oh hail the sun for being with me this afternoon for the start of the Christmas Eve sky show.” Dad and I had a fantastic hike this afternoon to Basset Back Ridge. The snow and cold have made it difficult, … Continue reading

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December 23, 2013

Another morning with the temperature too blasted cold, -11. Dad said he’d give me day off from cold running and take me to the Horse Sanctuary. Rioja was waiting for us to tell us that it had been a cold … Continue reading

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December 22, 2013

Geez, don’t look now dad, but there’s more snow coming our way! Just what we needed! [Basset sarcasm intended.] 2013 has turned out to be the year of snow. Let’s move on to 2014 and get going on some milder … Continue reading

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December 21, 2013

Happy Winter Solstice. It was a dark one alright, the depth of winter, no doubt about that. Dad and I went over to the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary to say hello to sweet Sierra and give her some sweet … Continue reading

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December 20, 2013

Bark about another cold, crisp morning. Nothing had been out and about on Elbow Canyon Road except the coyotes. We had to plow through snow on Windsong Rise for our run. Tough going! Thank goodness dad didn’t make us do … Continue reading

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December 19, 2013

This was our run this morning on Windsong Rise. And you thought I had it easy! George sure was blasting through the snow around Mathias Peak in 2007. Bassets in the snow, great stuff! I had a great time blasting … Continue reading

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December 18, 2013

Bark about a warm December day! We got up to 55 degrees, which considering the -15 stuff only 8 days ago is kinda amazing. Dad and I ran on Windsong Rise. Unlike the airport path, there’s still snow on our … Continue reading

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December 17, 2013

Happy Basset Ears Day! This is serious stuff folks! It takes a lot of grit flying through the snow as George did in 2007. Bark about determination. And what a great looking basset too! Barking of great looking bassets, there … Continue reading

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December 16, 2013

Easy running up at the airport this morning. Our path is clear of snow! Five miles away on Red Canyon Rim Trail, it’s a different story. The burned Ponderosa trees still hold onto some of the orange needles, but soon … Continue reading

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December 15, 2013

George was such an early riser! Dog oh dog, I just can’t do it. So when dad got me up earlier today for a tour at the Wild Horse Sanctuary, I was tough to rouse. I did make it, but … Continue reading

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December 14, 2013

Dad and I caught the early morning sun as we jogged at the airport. Then it was trip to the Wild Horse Sanctuary and some photos of the horses. Darn mild day and pretty nice overall. Good morning for photos. … Continue reading

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December 13, 2013

Today was the open house at the library! Santa was there. And there were lots and lots of treats. Yes, I pigged out! Did I get full? Ha, no way! I was eagerly listening for activity in the kitchen as … Continue reading

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December 12, 2013

I tried out my new hat this morning. Sota gave it to me, very nice of him, don’t you think? And the hat fits well. I’m not so sure about the little ears on it, however. And I hope that … Continue reading

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