Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 29, 2014

Pretty darn nice day out at Sota’s place. I took time to appreciate the wildflowers… while Sota got a bath. He’s one handsome guy, no doubt about that! And look at the color in his mane. Like me, he loves … Continue reading

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June 28, 2014

You’re probably wondering, “Where’s Porter been?!!” I’m back! I’ll have to fill in the other days when I get the chance. But for now, I’ll woof you that I was at Sand Wash Basin to watch the wild mustangs. Wow!!! … Continue reading

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June 11, 2014

Dad had a photo tour at the Wild Horse Sanctuary in the morning and afternoon. Before he left, he took me out to enjoy the yellow Primrose on Primrose Trail. The Prince’s Plume is looking gorgeous too. We spent the … Continue reading

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June 10, 2014

Wildflowers of Edgemont. Arrrhhoooo-o-o!!! Sweet Clover anyone? Yup, things were blooming at the airport. Primrose anyone? We spent another evening at the Wild Horse Sanctuary, where we met Fred and Kate, who are great to be around.

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June 09, 2014

Bark along time since we ran on the runway at the airport. Felt kinda good, if you know what I’m woofing. Felt even better when I had some lunch with Karen. And felt the best when I got on the … Continue reading

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June 08, 2014

Back in Edgemont! Whew, that long drive sure does wear a basset out. Good thing Karen was there to snuggle with me. Yup, I needed a hug.

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June 07, 2014

Did I hear road trip? Say goodbye to Karen’s house Porter, cuz it’s time to pack the bags for an Edgemont stay. Dad tells me, we’ll be in Edgemont for 11 days.

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June 06, 2014

The scrub oak bushes around here have bright, glossy leaves this time of year. You gotta like them in backdrops. Lots of Parsley growing now. My favorite is still the Paintbrush. Tornado warning this afternoon, though we didn’t see any … Continue reading

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June 05, 2014

Are you bored of wildflowers yet? I’m not!!! How about this Trumpet flower? Bark about gorgeous. Lots of lighting and thunder this evening and into the night. Hail too. I do wish the storms would be quieter.

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June 04, 2014

Yup, you guessed it, more wildflowers on our jog this morning. Dad tells me that I look pretty good with the Goatsbeard. More thunder…shiver…but the clouds did make an interesting sunset. Karen made up some Italian sausage and pasta for … Continue reading

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June 03, 2014

I’ll woof to you that the wildflowers sure do look good around here in Castle Rock, but dog oh dog it is darn hard to get a photo without a house or power line in the photo. Look at all … Continue reading

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June 02, 2014

Beautiful morning with the wildflowers. Like the Flax… and the Penstemon… and the Milkvetch. Yesterday, Karen brought home a big Italian sausage pizza. Whoa! Bark about good! So here’s my list of Porter’s food preferences. Notice the pizza is on … Continue reading

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June 01, 2014

This morning I lazed about in the courtyard in front of Karen’s door. Catching some sun. Dad had gotten me up at 5:30am for a jog. What’s with that?!!! Then he takes this photo with a tree growing out of … Continue reading

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May 31, 2014

Wow oh wow! You gotta love this bottle of wine Karen bought for me (isn’t she great?!!!!) And part of the money goes to a good cause, that being the ABC Basset Hound Rescue in New York. Early in the … Continue reading

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May 30, 2014

You know, the Blue Flax is looking so good, I had to pick some for the dinner table this evening. Yup, pretty fine meal too with pork tenderloin on the grill. And what’s this stuff? So far no luck finding … Continue reading

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May 29, 2014

Did I woof how fine the wildflowers are looking around Karen’s place? Lots of Beardstongue in the fields. And how about this fine basset hound behind the Goatsbeard? Life is pretty good for this basset in Castle Rock cuz there … Continue reading

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May 28, 2014

The wildflowers around Karen’s house are looking pretty darn good. They make for some fine jogging. I can’t resist another shot of the Indian Paintbrush. Karen has helped me write down what foods I like best. Dog oh dog, is … Continue reading

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May 27, 2014

We didn’t get much running in during the last ten days, so it was nice to get out and prance past the Prairie Dogs and along the streets. On the way I found this beautiful Indian Paintbrush wildflower. A fine … Continue reading

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May 26, 2014

Memorial Day found me spending a lot of time seeing Sota. Of course, it wasn’t all horses. I took dad for a short hike where we found plenty of wildflowers like this Vetch. Fleabane and Hawkweed anyone? Gotta love the … Continue reading

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May 25, 2014

Sunday morning and I’m back at Cutter’s Ridge. From the Prairie Dog field you can see Cutter’s Ridge in the background. Nice to have the open space so close to Karen’s house. Bark about this is suburbia’s edge! Hope it … Continue reading

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May 24, 2014

Another drive back to Colorado. We did take time to smell the wildflowers. Keep the ride enjoyable I’ll woof to you, right? I got a shot of this old SP unit dragging a UP coal train west of Lusk. Wonder … Continue reading

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May 23, 2014

Whew, finally got a good run in a Windsong Rise this morning. Bark about happy paws. Dad didn’t have any tours today…yea! I found a nice bunch of Beardstongue on the way back to the house. We took Abigail and … Continue reading

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May 22, 2014

What a great evening at the Wild Horse Sanctuary! Karen and I got a lot of great photos. And dad took some great photos of me in the wonderful lighting. As usual, all the horses wanted to visit with me. … Continue reading

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