Monthly Archives: March 2015

March 24, 2015

Mecca for bassets like George and me!!!! Windsong Rise, Circle View Point, and Basset Back Ridge! Dad and I had a great 5 mile jog this morning. The weather couldn’t be beat and the scenery, well, always the best. The … Continue reading

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March 23, 2015

Dad and I got going early this morning for our drive to Edgemont in Lulu. Karen left just before us for the airport and her flight to her business conference. The weather was pretty cloudy, but the wind was at … Continue reading

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March 22, 2015

I was hoping for sun on this Sunday, but there wasn’t going to be much of it. After our Burger King breakfast we walked along Plum Creek, where I spent some time appreciating the Daffodils about ready to make their … Continue reading

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March 21, 2015

Hey, the Pasqueflowers look darn pretty at Sota’s place. There aren’t many of them, but there’s no denying what is there sure makes for a nice place to snooze on this sunny day. I’m not the only one who loves … Continue reading

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March 20, 2015

Welcome to the first day of spring 2015. Unlike yesterday today really was spring like. Even the water looks tempting. But, I’ll bet it’s darn cold, so no swimming for this basset. Karen, dad, and I celebrate one year today … Continue reading

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March 19, 2015

Yeah, that stupid snowstorm did blow into Castle Rock. Lovely, isn’t it? It was so muddy after the rain last night and then the slushy snow, dad let me take the morning off from a jog. I don’t mind woofing … Continue reading

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March 18, 2015

George had a grand day on his run on Basset Back Ridge in 2006. After the run, he and dad caught the early morning light at Craven Canyon’s west edge. Winter wasn’t over by any means, but it sure was … Continue reading

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March 17, 2015

Dad and I took a walk over to Tower Road in hopes some Pasqueflowers might be peeping up somewhere on the ravines, but nothing, no Pasqueflowers at all…sigh. Can’t complain about the walk, however, even though the wind was pushing … Continue reading

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March 16, 2015

Another darn warm day with plenty of sunshine. I got kinda hot on our jog and on our walk. Our walk took us to that 425,000 dollar lot where I peered over the edge… and out over the distance. Kinda … Continue reading

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March 15, 2015

Bark about a warm one today. Denver set a record of 79 degrees (it was over 80 degrees in Edgemont). Darn nice day for hanging outside. You’re probably wondering how all that grass got on my head and ears. Well, … Continue reading

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March 14, 2015

Darn nice day. Got quite warm too. Over at Sota’s place I found a big Ponderosa Sky. Do you think I look better at f/5.6? Or f/10? And what’s this?!!! A Pasqueflower peeping up through the ground!!!! There were more … Continue reading

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March 13, 2015

Not much news on this cloudy day. I did get a Wendy’s lunch, so that’s a good thing. When the sun came out for a few seconds I took a photo with the 70D and the 200mm lens. Then I … Continue reading

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March 12, 2015

Not much sun today, but I did get some chair time in on our patio. Karen joined me for a little bit. Remember my woofing a couple days ago about a lot selling for 425,000 dollars? Well, here’s the view. … Continue reading

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March 11, 2015

I’m woofing to you now… it sure is good to see the snow gone. The mud isn’t so much fun, however. And you know, we’ll see more snow before this winter is over. Kinda hard to imagine with the sun … Continue reading

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March 10, 2015

I wonder how much longer Porter’s Perch will be around. You look off in the distance and there’s constant new building going on. Here’s one of the new developments about a half mile from Porter’s Perch. Typical overgrown houses sprouting … Continue reading

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March 09, 2015

When the day starts out like this you just know it’s going to be a beautiful March day. Just ask George in 2008. My day saw plenty of sun… and blue sky. Pretty darn nice day for jogging and skipping … Continue reading

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March 08, 2015

Not exactly a day full of sunshine, though it wasn’t too bad walking along Plum Creek after a Burger King Breakfast. I’d like to go out and hunt Prairie Dogs, but the ground is in that snowy-muddy state. I don’t … Continue reading

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March 07, 2015

That snow is still around but what a beautiful day at Sota’s place. And what a great time I had romping in the woods and the grassy fields! Go Porter go!!!! After all that work I needed a darn good … Continue reading

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March 06, 2015

OMG, we finally got a full day of sun. Haven’t seen a full day of it here in Castle Rock since February 18th. Course, we did take that trip to Edgemont and had two sunny days on Februray 23rd and … Continue reading

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March 05, 2015

Got some sun this morning and warmer temperatures. Actually got to see some of that snow melt, but there’s still plenty around…sigh. Dad had the cellphone with him for a photo on Porter’s Perch. Can’t take much of a photo, … Continue reading

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March 04, 2015

Cold darn day with always a bit of snow coming down. Our run wasn’t all that fun. We did get about two minutes of sun before the sun set. It might look like there isn’t much snow, but below the … Continue reading

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March 03, 2015

Yikes, bark about an icy, dreary, cold run this morning! I had to rest up as soon as I got back. Heck, I was even a little depressed, since it seems like ever since we got back to Castle Rock … Continue reading

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March 02, 2015

Dog oh dog, I’m working my legs to the bone because of all this snow. It’s not easy!!!! Hey up there, don’t you think it’s about time we got rid of some of this stuff!!! We actually got plenty of … Continue reading

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March 01, 2015

Rather gloomy day again. That snow isn’t going away, I’ll woof you. Here’s the sidewalk. Yeah, lots of snow on the side. It’s tough going through the courtyard if a basset should venture off the sidewalk. But I’m a tough … Continue reading

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February 28, 2015

We started out with some sun… but it didn’t last. Good thing we went to Sota’s place today, cuz there was less snow there than in Castle Rock. I had a great time. To tell the truth, I kinda like … Continue reading

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February 27, 2015

Yeah that darn snow is still here; I mean look at this! It’s tough running in it, no doubt about that. At least the sun was out in the morning, but I’m looking over my shoulder for the next snowstorm. … Continue reading

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February 26, 2015

Geez! What did I wake up to this morning? More snow for Castle Rock. Have I woofed that life isn’t always easy for a Porter Basset? Dog oh dog, do I ever extra treats on this day! Oh and I … Continue reading

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February 25, 2015

I woofed you yesterday that we came back to a loaded-with-snow Castle Rock. Guess I best get used to pushing snow. Whew! Bark about hard work. Even worse there is more snow in the forecast. What’s with that?!!! And whew, … Continue reading

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February 24, 2015

It was time to say goodbye to Edgemont and the Wild Horse Sanctuary. In Edgemont we stopped in to say goodbye to Agnes and Gene…sniff. On US85 I turned around to get one last view of Mathias Peak way off … Continue reading

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February 23, 2015

Bark about a well below zero cold one at the Wild Horse Sanctuary this morning. But, it sure was beautiful and Rover was there to keep me warm. As the day progressed it got pretty darn nice, whether enjoying the … Continue reading

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