Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 22, 2015

My day started out with another run to the airport. Definitely nice to find that the mosquitoes have left us, makes for an easier life it does. Karen told me that we were headed for the Black Hills Wild Horse … Continue reading

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July 21, 2015

Does this look like a basset wanting to go for his morning jog? I’ll woof you that I’m no longer a young pup and a run in the summer’s heat doesn’t get me excited; I’d rather stay home. I do … Continue reading

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July 20, 2015

Another day to hit the road with the motorcycle. This time we went to Hill City so I could visit my friends there. I’ll woof to you now that lunch at the Alpine Inn is the best! Yup, that’s where … Continue reading

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July 19, 2015

I was pretty pumped on our jog this morning, cuz dad told me that we would head for Sylvan Lake on the motorcycle. And how about this? We stopped by Deb and Jim’s Frontier Photo on are way to Sylvan … Continue reading

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July 18, 2015

Yup, woofingly busy day for this Porter Basset. It started out with a nice jog up to the airport. We left in the morning for a ride to Rapid City. We took the slow route through Wind Cave and Custer … Continue reading

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July 17, 2015

Bark about a great morning for a jog on Basset Back Ridge! You can bet I enjoyed every minute, including stopping for wildflowers. Kinda amazing to see Goatsbeard still blooming this time of year. I got to see my buddy … Continue reading

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July 16, 2015

Yeah, I have to post this one of George on this day in 2009. I’ll keep posting it in coming years too, since it is one of dad’s top five favorite George photos. Pretty sweet, don’t ya think? Dad and … Continue reading

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July 15, 2015

Did I woof how photogenic George could be? That would be “Two for the Sun” on this day in 2009. Dad will tell you that I can be pretty darn photogenic too. That would be “Porter’s Perdee Purple Prairie Flowers” … Continue reading

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July 14, 2015

Dad and I got a jog in on Basset Back Ridge. It was an early morning of sun and clouds, but the view couldn’t be beat! Kinda amazing that some Spiderwort is still blooming on Basset Back Ridge. I guess … Continue reading

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July 13, 2015

It’s great to be running on Basset Back Ridge again!!!! It’s a changed world now days on Basset Back Ridge and in Basset Bottom Gulch. There used to be green Ponderosa trees behind me, but the Coal Canyon fire changed … Continue reading

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July 12, 2015

Dad and I were up and out real early to catch some train action in Cheyenne. I waited on the UP mainline. It’s a constant parade of trains here. Even the BNSF gets in on the action with their old … Continue reading

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July 11, 2015

Nice morning for a quick run on Tower Road to stop and sniff the wildflowers. Yup, the Indian Paintbrush is still blooming. As the clouds moved in later in the afternoon, we decided to head for Edgemont a day early. … Continue reading

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July 10, 2015

Well, how about this? Finally a day with more sun than clouds! We took advantage of it for a trip into Denver. I would like to woof you that I got some great food at the Cheesecake Factory, but it … Continue reading

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July 09, 2015

Hey, finally some sun today. I took advantage of what sun did come my way by checking out the wildflowers off of Tower Road. It’s rained everyday since we got back, but I’ll admit the Lilies looked darn nice with … Continue reading

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July 08, 2015

Yet another gray day in Castle Rock. Does this place ever have a sunny day? And Karen gone too! I needed a bit of cheer! Dad was kind enough to take me to Burger King for a breakfast. That helped, … Continue reading

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July 07, 2015

Another pretty blah day in Castle Rock. I did get out for a bit of hunting of these rascally fellows. Alas, I didn’t catch one. I need to rethink my strategies. I was having a good time until Karen left … Continue reading

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July 06, 2015

Bark about a dreary, gray day in Castle Rock. At least the Trumpet flowers looked nice on our jog. It managed to rain all day. Some welcome back to Castle Rock…blah. George had a pretty good day with a hike … Continue reading

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July 05, 2015

After one last run at the airport… it was time to say goodbye to Edgemont. We drove through some storms once we got to Cheyenne and on down to Castle Rock. I was pooped out from the drive, I’ll woof … Continue reading

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July 04, 2015

Last day in Edgemont for this trip…sniff. It’s been a great week, no doubt about that. I sure had a good time seeing Agnes and Gene and my friends downtown Edgemont. Okay, there was that tremendous thunderstorm Wednesday evening, but … Continue reading

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July 03, 2015

We got going early for trip to the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary today. It was hazy from wildfires in Washington and Canada. But it wasn’t so darn blasted hot. Karen had a good time with her Spanish Mustangs. I … Continue reading

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July 02, 2015

Another run at the airport this morning. Really, the airport needs to be retired and renamed the Edgemont Dog Park. Dad and I went on a mission to photograph the Coneflowers on Elbow Canyon Road. There’s one spot that can’t … Continue reading

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July 01, 2015

Dad and I wandered up Elbow Canyon Road later in the morning today, looking for Prairie Coneflowers. We found them alright, and they were looking darn good I’ll woof you. Put a basset in with them and you’ve got a … Continue reading

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June 30, 2015

An early morning jog for me at the airport. Notice the new lights. Yeah, pretty amazing that the Edgemont airport has new lights. It was a day of sun and clouds over Edgemont. Plenty of heat too as I wandered … Continue reading

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June 29, 2015

Not a bad morning for a run at the airport. Still way too many mosquitoes, but I survived. We slapped a new battery in the motorcycle and hit the road! Notice the GoPro camera riding on my back. Yup, it … Continue reading

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June 28, 2015

This is one of the best things of Edgemont, BNSF Railway in action. Yup, I’m at Igloo Bridge enjoying the train action. But it wasn’t just train action today. We made it to the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary too, … Continue reading

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June 27, 2015

Dad and I did our early morning run at the airport. Bark about a lot a lot of Sweet Clover! It’s outrageously beautiful this year around Edgemont. Look at these photos along Elbow Canyon Road in the afternoon. Magnificent! This … Continue reading

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June 26, 2015

It was goodbye to the land of overgrown houses… and hello to the land of Sheriff George. (This being a photo of George on Windsong Rise in 2006 on a hot early morning run.) We left the cloudy skies of … Continue reading

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June 25, 2015

Not a bad morning to run along Tower Road. The little Roses sure are sweet. And there are plenty of Sunflowers. Of course, come the afternoon the thunderboomers started to grow. Or in this case you can see one had … Continue reading

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