Monthly Archives: April 2016

April 29, 2016

Dog oh dog, what’s with the lousy Castle Rock weather? You know what’s the worst part? Tower Road was a muddy mess, so my whole underside was a muddy mess, so I had to get a long tummy bath, so … Continue reading

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April 28, 2016

Blah…it snowed again last night. What’s with that? Castle Rock sure loves snow. The Bluebells wore their mantle of snow. I don’t think it hurt them much. Dad asked me to put together a video of treat choosing. I was … Continue reading

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April 27, 2016

We got some snow last night, but come around morning I had a fine run under blue skies. Nice to see the Bluebells again. Darn good morning to take in the long view too! What’s this? Time to get home … Continue reading

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April 26, 2016

Since it’s such a beautiful morning, I suggest you come with me to seek out the Bluebells. They’re under all the scrub oak. If you have a sensitive basset nose, you can smell them too. Pretty darn neat, I’ll woof … Continue reading

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April 26, 2016

Good thing we had sun in the morning… cuz we got thunder and rain and hail in the evening. Look at these little Bluebells. You got to get down low to appreciate them. We bassets have a big advantage over … Continue reading

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April 24, 2016

I’ll woof to you one thing, my day had a whole lot better weather than what George had ten years ago today. Snow, blah! But, there’s no denying George sure looked good in snow photos. Yup, it was a nice … Continue reading

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April 23, 2016

The day wasn’t looking too good on our run. Good thing we had a Burger King breakfast and got groceries so my mind was on food and not the weather. Comer the afternoon, however, the sun came out. Yay! Not … Continue reading

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April 22, 2016

Hey! A nice morning for a run, and I didn’t get too dirty. All in all it was a darn nice day. The temperature did get above 70 (how about this? 87 degrees in Edgemont!) We went over to Sota’s … Continue reading

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April 21, 2016

Nice blue skies and temperature reaching 60 degrees. If you don’t look down on the ground around Porter’s Perch… you might think that it is a beautiful spring day. Darn snow. Smash Burger for dinner; I needed that after a … Continue reading

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April 20, 2016

Hey, that snow is still around…blah. Might as well get another winter photo before the stuff melts. Oh wait, this is Colorado, so I’m sure they’ll be more snow before this season is finished. And it is melting. Tower Road … Continue reading

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April 19, 2016

Would you believe that we woke up to snow coming down again? What’s with that?!!! It’s hard enough running without more snow added to the weekend’s dumping of snow. Plus, Castle Rock city government doesn’t seem to be in any … Continue reading

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April 18, 2016

Darn tough run on Tower Road this morning. Did I woof how much the weather sucks in Castle Rock? Come the late afternoon, a little bit of sun popped out. It was sorely needed by this Porter basset. George’s 2006 … Continue reading

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April 17, 2016

Yeah, we woke up to snow falling. At least dad didn’t make me run through this stuff. It’s darn deep. Okay, I did show some frisky energy, but in short bursts, I’ll woof to you. I made another outdoor excursion … Continue reading

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April 16, 2016

SNOW! BLAH! Seriously, did we have to come back to this?!!!! It snowed all day…all gray, dreary day. And the wind blew. And it snowed more and more. It was a tough run this morning. I hope dad doesn’t make … Continue reading

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April 15, 2016

Well…here goes, a long ride in the car. Not my favorite thing to do. Here I am on the Edgemont airport runway. Couldn’t we just fly to Castle Rock and save a lot of boring driving? Dog oh dog, it … Continue reading

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April 14, 2016

Last day in Edgemont…sigh. We’re leaving for Colorado tomorrow. There’s a big snowstorm headed to Colorado on Saturday. Dad and I wanted to wait it out in Edgemont, since no snow is forecast for Edgemont. We got outvoted. Dog oh … Continue reading

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April 13, 2016

What a great morning run for Porter basset!!!!! We ran around Mathias Peak, visiting Grand View. Isn’t Edgemont the best? Then it was on to Summit Tree Camp. This is my favorite spot of the run. Wow oh wow! Simply … Continue reading

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April 12, 2016

Sure looks like it’s going to be a great day to be outside. I hope dad gets the motorcycle out! Dad did! Yippee! The temperature reached 80 degrees, and it was a perfect time on the motorcycle. Dog oh dog, … Continue reading

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April 11, 2016

Paint day today, but I did get out for my run. The sky was fairly cloudy… but starting to clear up. These two photos were taken with the Sony A7rII. Lots of detail in them. Ten years ago George was … Continue reading

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April 10, 2016

No sun on our run this morning. That’s okay since dad and I had a mission, putting more insulation in the attic at the house. We needed a cloudy, cool day for this mission. It was a darn lot of … Continue reading

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April 09, 2016

“Dad, we really need to spend some quality time with the horses. Don’t ya think?” I figured with the nice day ahead, it was high time. Look at those mustangs and that beautiful sky! Yeah, that’s more like it. Would … Continue reading

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April 08, 2016

Dog oh dog, what a fantastic morning for a run out to Circle Viewpoint! I love Edgemont!!!! Excuse me while I kiss the sky! With the sun and the sky and the beauty of Windsong Rise, I had to take … Continue reading

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April 07, 2016

After our morning run, dad and I set our minds to painting the wood around the house. I’ll woof you that it’s not much fun, and it took quite a bit of time. So-o-o, what a pleasant surprise after the … Continue reading

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April 06, 2016

Last Pasqueflower photo of the season? They sure have been hard to find. This one was on Windsong Rise. Windsong Rise was looking mighty fine on the this beautiful day. I’ll give it to the Phlox. It’s blooming all over. … Continue reading

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April 05, 2016

Bring on the Edgemont wind! That’s what we got today – 33mph. You know, since I’ve set up the weather station, I’ve seen the wind go over 25mph three days now. Lucky for dad and me that the wind didn’t … Continue reading

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April 12, 2016

Dog oh dog, I can’t complain about our run at the airport this morning. It was a pretty sky and the temperature was quite excellent. The temperature in the afternoon hit 74 degrees…darn nice day for lazing out in the … Continue reading

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April 03, 2016

It’s always great to catch a train after my run. Hard to believe that 5772 is now in it’s second decade. I wonder how many miles it has on it? Since it was such a beautiful day we headed to … Continue reading

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April 02, 2016

Bark about a beautiful day today! Our run was superb. Dad even let me catch some sun. Later in the morning we went hunting for Pasqueflowers. Dog oh dog, they sure are hard to find. This is about it for … Continue reading

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April 01, 2016

Dog oh dog, I’m on basset holy ground right now. This is Ears to the Wind Ridge where George had some amazing photographs. Darn superb spot! I had a good run. The rest of the day got busy, since we … Continue reading

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March 31, 2016

Nice to see Lisa’s outside painting for the Edgemont library still shines on the building. Dad and I snapped this photo on our run. The Edgemont BNSF yard was quite busy this morning. I waited around for one of the … Continue reading

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March 30, 2016

You know that six inches of snow those weather folks predicted? Nothing! Da nada! Nichts! We got plenty of rain, but no snow. I didn’t have to go for my run because of the rain in the morning; I let … Continue reading

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March 29, 2016

Darn cloudy day today. I stayed close to home. Hey, my basset sign is still standing; that’s a good thing! Always good to come back to Edgemont, the perfect town for a perfect basset. Snow tomorrow? That’s the forecast. Snow … Continue reading

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March 28, 2016

We made it to Windsong Rise for a our run this morning. I went hunting for Pasqueflowers off of Circle Viewpoint. They’re not doing too well this year, so I gave this little group of Pasqueflowers extra attention. They whispered … Continue reading

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