Monthly Archives: June 2016

June 29, 2016

What a wonderful morning. Mom told dad that he should let me sleep in some. Dad went on part of his run and then he came back to pick me up for the last part of his run. This is … Continue reading

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June 28, 2016

After our run under cloudy skies, it was a good morning to rest on Porter’s Perch in the sun and take stock. You know, contemplate how to get more treats and good food in my life. This requires a lot … Continue reading

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June 27, 2016

Darn good morning for a run, even though I’m finding them harder and harder to do. I looked like George did in 2006. Hot and tired and proud that I’m a tough basset. I’d rather do a slow, sniffing walk … Continue reading

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June 26, 2016

Not a bad morning for a run. The Cow Daisies are giving their full bloom now. Meanwhile, the Yucca keeps on. Even better is that mom picked up so I didn’t have to do the whole run. Over at Sota’s … Continue reading

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June 25, 2016

Plenty of clouds today. I made it into a Flax wildflower day, you know, bring out the color. We had breakfast at Pegasus. The weather was just right for eating out on the restaurant’s patio. After that it was a … Continue reading

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June 24, 2016

Hey, we stopped at a cool place this morning, Staunton State Park. It’s up in the mountains about 40 miles west of Denver. It was going to be a hot day in Castle Rock so mom took me to this … Continue reading

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June 23, 2016

Dad and I were up early for our run. The skies were typical Colorado clouds and some blue sky. Lots of Cow Daisies are blooming. There isn’t much Spiderwort, however. That’s too bad. Mom took me out Prairie Dog hunting … Continue reading

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June 22, 2016

Cooler day today compared to yesterday. It wasn’t any cooler on our run, however. But the run was pretty good. I could see that clouds were moving in. I did notice the first of the Trumpet flowers. After our run … Continue reading

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June 21, 2016

Today is the summer solstice. And it’s gonna be a hot one. Mom had a great idea! She took dad and me into the mountains for cool air on the longest day of the year. We headed for Mt. Evans. … Continue reading

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June 20, 2016

Whew! It’s not getting any cooler. I’m looking more like George was ten years ago. Hot times on our runs. Though when I had a chance to rest, I felt pretty good in the early morning air. Wildflowers help. Got … Continue reading

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June 19, 2016

Dog oh dog, it’s gonna be a hot one. Thank goodness all the green is cool on my paws. And thank goodness mom picked me up again so I didn’t have to do my whole run. And thank goodness again … Continue reading

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June 18, 2016

Hey, can you tell the difference between these two photos? I can’t either, but seeing me twice isn’t such a bad thing. Well to bark the truth, seeing me twice is a grand thing. In these photos mom had just … Continue reading

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June 18, 2016

With all the rain here in Castle Rock, the Sweet Clover is looking darn good. Lots of Vetch coming up now too. You know, it hasn’t rained since we got back to Castle Rock. That’s good. I was expecting all … Continue reading

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June 16, 2016

So far not nearly as hot as Edgemont, but that’s pretty much the norm. It was good morning for a run, even though the summer heat did start coming on toward the end of the run. I haven’t taken a … Continue reading

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June 15, 2016

On our run this morning, dad and I checked out how the wildflowers are doing in Castle Rock. There’s still some Indian Paintbrush. The grass is green from all the rain. Guess the Yucca likes all the rain; dog oh … Continue reading

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June 14, 2016

Sigh…we’re leaving Edgemont. And it’s another long ride in the car. I can’t say as though it was fun ride. Interesting though, as we got closer to Cheyenne I could see that the precipitation has been much greater than what … Continue reading

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June 13, 2016

Yay! A run on Windsong Rise this morning. This is one of the best spots in the world! I kinda felt like George did ten years ago as he finished up his run on Windsong Rise. That would be exuberance … Continue reading

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June 12, 2016

So much cooler today than yesterday. Up at the airport on our run there were clouds, so I didn’t get overheated. Mom and I took a look at the Globe Mallow when the sun came out. I was so tired … Continue reading

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June 11, 2016

Gonna be a hot one in Edgemont today. Dad didn’t make me run very much, and mom agreed to pick me up at the airport. Dog oh dog, I was eager for my ride! We headed over to PJ’s for … Continue reading

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June 10, 2016

Don’t tell me we still have over 400 miles to go before getting home…dog oh dog, I’d like to snooze away the car trip. But I did get up since breakfast was calling. Before leaving Huron, South Dakota, mom drove … Continue reading

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June 09, 2016

Time to head home! Good thing I got some Chai to help me with the long drive. We picked mom up and drove out of Maple Grove just before noon. We took the two lane roads for a change of … Continue reading

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June 08, 2016

Is that a wild basset in the brush?!!!! Nope, it’s just Porter basset in Maple Grove. Dad and I had to drop mom off early for her conference. We got our run in before we did. After breakfast dad and … Continue reading

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June 07, 2016

One way Maple Grove is different from Castle Rock are the numerous paved paths winding here and there throughout the city. There are a lot of ponds and lakes in Maple Grove and the paths circle them too. It makes … Continue reading

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June 06, 2016

It’s my early morning run, and here I am in Maple Grove, Minnesota. It’s a lot like Castle Rock. All my running will be on sidewalks while we’re here. The humidity sure is a lot here. Whew! I can see … Continue reading

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June 05, 2016

After a McDonald’s breakfast in Sioux Falls, we hit the road. Once we crossed over the border into Minnesota, I kept my eyes peeled for any sign of activity on the Minnesota Southern. There isn’t much activity on this little … Continue reading

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June 04, 2016

Time for a long trip in the Jeep. Sigh… At least I got my run in and got to appreciate the Lilies and the Globe Mallow. Maybe this trip won’t be too bad, since we got to stop for a … Continue reading

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June 03, 2016

Yeah, the Wallflower didn’t do well this year. It’s too dry for all the wildflowers. But, it’s not too dry for those rascally Rabbits! You know, you can always find them hiding under cattle guards. Getting them out from the … Continue reading

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June 02, 2016

Bark about a great day to be alive and be a basset!!!! Out on Circle Viewpoint I was so elated with the fine weather and time in the woods, well, I just had to have a little stick action. There … Continue reading

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June 01, 2016

Dog oh dog, is it June already? Well, I’m eager to seize the day with my early morning run. The sky was darn beautiful at Circle Viewpoint. It did get a tad hot as dad and I finished our run … Continue reading

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May 31, 2016

Dog oh dog, we sure are having some great mornings for our run. This morning we took Basset1 up Elbow Canyon Road for our run. Basset1 is still running like a champ. I like how I can hang my head … Continue reading

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May 20, 2016

Another darn nice morning to be up early, in this case a run for dad and me. I checked in on the Wallflowers on Ears to the Wind Ridge. Past peak but still looking good. Now the Lilies are coming … Continue reading

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May 29, 2016

Like yesterday, we were up early to get over to see the horses. While looking for Sierra, I did find some Gromwell to view. Whew! I missed breakfast again, and I was darn hungry. I asked mom to help before … Continue reading

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May 28, 2016

The first thing this morning we went over to the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary. Dad needed to take some Mustang of the Month photos. Not that it was all Mustang of the Month. I snapped this shot as the … Continue reading

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May 27, 2016

Not as much sun this morning for our run, but Circle Viewpoint still had a view that couldn’t be beat. Over on Windsong Rise, I spent some quality time with the Goatsbeard. Goatsbeard is having a good year, and that’s … Continue reading

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May 26, 2016

How about this? Yup, a magnificent morning for our run to Circle Viewpoint. We got some Goatsbeard growing along the way… and some Fleabane. By the time of our return from Windsong Rise on Elbow Canyon Road, I was getting … Continue reading

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