Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 31, 2014

It dropped to -20 degrees last night as we went to bed. I was darn worried that dad and I would have a frigid run. But, guess what? The temperature was a balmy 5 degrees when dad and I went … Continue reading

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December 30, 2014

It was darn cold on our run this morning, -5 degrees. Good thing Karen had bought me a new coat for the cold weather. I look pretty darn good in it, don’t ya think? It’s an X-Large coat, but even … Continue reading

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December 29, 2014

It was a cold, snowy run for dad and me this morning. I’ll woof to you that it wasn’t all that bad, and we enjoyed our time outside. Too bad the temperature just kept dropping through the day. Which reminds … Continue reading

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December 28, 2014

Darn nice day today. I went out and climbed up on Porter’s Perch, where I tried to call the Prairie Dogs to come my way. It didn’t work, sigh. By the evening it was starting to get cold with a … Continue reading

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December 27, 2014

George had a splendid hike on Red Canyon Rim Trail back in 2008. That was the winter of the red grasses, which sure looked beautiful in the early morning light. My morning was chilly with fresh snow and hoar frost … Continue reading

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December 26, 2014

Snow came today. It was kinda cold too… so I made sure when dad and I were that I kept moving to stay warm. Works up an appetite, it does. Good thing I had all those Christmas treats waiting for … Continue reading

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December 25, 2014

Pretty darn nice morning on Christmas morning. You can’t believe how excited I was when we opened Christmas presents. “I know this one is for me!!!!” “Dog oh dog, can I open it now?!!!” “Yum, yum. this is going to … Continue reading

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December 24, 2014

Beautiful morning this morning. And guess what? Karen picked up her new car!!!! It’s a Jeep Grand Cherokee, way cool. And it’s got oodles of things on it like heated rear seats, rear USB ports, and climate control for the … Continue reading

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December 23, 2014

Dad remembers this hike with George as one of the best Christmas time hikes ever. George was looking darn good on his hike… and he was all pumped up for it! My day started out running in freshly fallen snow … Continue reading

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December 22, 2014

Bark about a tough world in buying a new vehicle for Karen! Look at all this stuff to read for picking out a Jeep. You know, you can get a Jeep Cherokee as a Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, or Limited. And … Continue reading

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December 21, 2014

Winter solstice today and it was certainly a day of dark clouds, though we were lucky enough to get some sun for about ten minutes. Love the sun. Dad and Karen spent way too much time pouring over Jeeps in … Continue reading

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December 20, 2014

Hey, this photo looks a lot like one of yesterday’s photos. But dad can’t resist seeing me against a beautiful blue sky, like the one we got in the afternoon today. Earlier I got a chance to run at Sota’s … Continue reading

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December 19, 2014

George sure was a handsome guy!!!! Barking of handsome, well, I’m pretty darn handsome too! Any difference in colors between the Sigma 60mm lens and the Sony 50mm lens? 60mm lens: 50mm lens: As you can see it was a … Continue reading

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December 18, 2014

Darn nice morning for a run to get a good view of the snow covered mountains in the distance. Pretty cool, huh? With the fine sunshine I sure had a lot of spunk, you know, as in running on paths… … Continue reading

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December 17, 2014

Bark about hard to get up and go for a run when the morning has clouds and winter. But, dad makes me get going. Yup, no rest for this Porter Basset. Really, the run was pretty good, so I’ll not … Continue reading

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December 16, 2014

George always looked good in a wintery scene like this one in 2007. Gotta love the ice diamond crystals on the ground. My day didn’t have the cold weather that George had in 2007. We had a good jog in … Continue reading

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December 15, 2014

As I was watching the Prairie Dogs from Porter’s Perch on this sunny winter day… I thought that I really should dial in the 70-200mm lens on the Canon 70D. Then my mind became fixated on all that great lasagna … Continue reading

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December 14, 2014

Snow today!!! I was all pumped up about it. Yup, I got Hedge and went outside to play. Dog oh dog, I sure had a good time. Blasting through snow Porter, that’s me! The Canon 70D did pretty well in … Continue reading

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December 13, 2014

We headed to Sota’s place today (after a Burger King breakfast!). I thought it would be a good time to see how well the Canon 70D does in focusing on moving objects, like very fast basset hounds. I have to … Continue reading

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December 12, 2014

Today was another day of warmth and sun. I’ll bark to you now that a Porter Basset sure could get used to this type of winter weather, no cold paws, no ice on the ears, and easy running. Yup, it … Continue reading

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