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Kelvin’s Kapers January 16, 2018

We left Grand Junction this morning. Bark about clear skies all the time we were in Grand Junction. And, I have to admit there are some darn nice houses too. Holy Bassets, driving through Glenwood Canyon is interesting, but it … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 15, 2018

Porter was doing his usual hiking in the morning of January 15, 2010. Bassets oh bassets, he sure was learning how to pose for photos. And bassets oh bassets, how about dad’s next favorite photo of George! Double ARRHHOOO-OO-O! What … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 14, 2018

Here I am in Grand Junction. We spent most of the day looking at houses. There are some nice houses, no doubt about that. The highpoint of house hunting for me was getting lunch in Fruita, cute little downtown. I … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 13, 2018

Oh my bassets, we’re headed to Grand Junction today! How come I didn’t know that until this morning? Well, before worrying about Grand Junction, I want to show you dad’s next favorite photo of George. Classy George! No doubt about … Continue reading

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January 12, 2018

Since dad doesn’t have daily photos of George’s first years with dad (you know, having to scan in photos from negatives)… I decided to show dad’s favorite George photos (again) over the next few posts. Dad’s all time favorite Sheriff … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 11, 2018

Happy Birthday George!!!! January 11, 2002 Yup, history was about to be made. Dad had driven to Ohio to rescue George. George and dad became the best pards, and George would move to South Dakota and become the famous Sheriff … Continue reading

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January 10, 2018

Holy Bassets, it’s always great to be out in the early morning glow on a balmy January day. It’s always nice, too, to have the early sunrise glow on my fur on a balmy January day. I know winter will … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 09, 2018

Bassets oh bassets, that Porter was a busy guy on the morning of January 09, 2010. Yahoo!!!! Porter was puttin’ in 10 miles a day of running and hiking. Well, I’m not that energetic. I’m good for 4 or maybe … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 08, 2018

Sometimes during the sunrises, I have a mystical experience. You know, that magic where you see things beyond reality. See! Pretty cool, but I’m not sure how the treats would taste, so I’ll stick with this reality, thank you very … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 07, 2018

Well, you got to give me credit for gettin’ up early. And I look pretty good doing it! Let’s step back in time again for Porter’s first Edgemont experiences. By January 7th Porter had Red Canyon Rim Trail pretty well … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 06, 2018

We’ve been having some darn nice mornings. So far it’s a typical Front Range January with no snow and not bad temperatures. Okay, so Porter has been with dad for a week back on January 06, 2010. Bassets oh bassets, … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kaper January 05, 2018

Hey, let’s see more of what Porter was up to now that he had been with dad for almost a week. Getting his breakfast early and then getting out for a run early. That’s a good way to start the … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 04, 2018

Guess what mom got me? It’s an HO gauge BNSF locomotive! More to the point it’s a BNSF GE Evo Tier 4 locomotive. Mom figured since I couldn’t run down to the railroad tracks in Edgemont, she’d get me something … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 03, 2018

So I’m thinking, as I was out for my morning walk, that I should try another hamburger spell. Oh wait! Let me woof about Porter’s third day in Edgemont, before I bark about my attempt at another hamburger spell. Porter … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 02, 2018

There’s been a few mornings without needing a coat… but I’ve used the coat quite a bit in the last few weeks. Thanks mom! You help me stay warm when dad drags me out into the cold. Porter took his … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers January 01, 2018

How’s your first day of 2018? Mine is superb with a long walk in the morning and then brunch with Sidney. Good way to start out the year. I wanted to woof about Porter on this day eight years ago, … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 31, 2017

Just think, it was eight years ago today… when Porter and dad met for the first time! Yup, Porter was at the animal shelter, waiting for dad. He knew dad was coming to get him, yes he did. Bassets oh … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 30, 2017

Kelvin the Wizard here, again. Yes, I’m trying out another spell for a hamburger. I don’t know what I did wrong last, so… Barkie, Bharkie, Bham, Burger! Seriously?!!! A chew toy hamburger?!!! Yuck, I wanted a REAL hamburger! Okay, one … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 27, 2017 Part 2

Woofing about Christmas… well, Abrahim is the best Christmas gift! Yup, I have a nephew! He’s almost ten weeks old now. And Abe, you got to admit that you’re pretty lucky to have a basset for an uncle! Arrhhooo-oo-o!!!!!

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 27, 2017

Bassets oh bassets, we sure had some nippy temperatures during Christmas. Nothing below 0F like the -20F Edgemont had, but it was still cold on my paws. But, sniff, sniff, what’s this?? It’s a Zephyr wind, bringing in warmer temperatures. … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 24, 2017

You know, this wizardry stuff isn’t easy. For example, I put on my wizardry cape and cap yesterday… I got my wand out… concentrated real hard… Blabra, Habra, Hwoof!!! Hamburger!!!!! Um, well, bassets oh bassets, I meant a hamburger that … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 21, 2017

You know what? Since I’m Kelvin the Wizard, I should be learning some wizardry spells. And, of course, I need a wizard’s wand! Thanks mom for the wand! And now for my first spell (that I can do 🙂 Zip, … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 18, 2017

On my last post I showed you a Basset Kelvin sleeping, you know, with the ears covering the eyes. Well, here’s my buddy Sid sleeping. Woofed ya that it’s a basset thing! Come the early morning I’m not sleeping, as … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 15, 2017

I’ve sure taken a lot of photos on Porter’s Perch lately. You can look back through the blog and see numerous photos of Porter on Porter’s Perch. Now it’s my turn. And when I turn on the cute, I get … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 12, 2017

Sure has been a dry fall and winter (so far). Up to this point for December this is all the snow that I’ve left my paw prints in. Not much, I think that you’ll agree. Let’s hop in the basset … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 09, 2017

Bassets oh bassets! “Misty morning, clouds in the sky. Without warning the Kelvin comes by!” “He turns tears into joy Everyone’s happy when the Kelvin walks by!” I figured out what I am underneath this wonderful basset exterior… I’m a … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 06, 2017

Hang on to your ears, cuz it’s a windy first week of December! Holy Bassets! Let the slobber fly!!!! Nice to know that I’m a champion at something 🙂 The Christmas lights are glistening downtown Castle Rock. Perfect time to … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers December 03, 2017

Basset oh basset, mom had some vacation days this week! Yay! What, with the nice weather that meant we got to eat lunch at Miyo. Double yay!!! Yup, nice weather and mom off of work. Life is good. We went … Continue reading

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November 28, 2017

You know, it’s starting to look like Christmas is on its way in the house. Yup, the Basset Tree is all decorated and looking good by mom’s efforts. Even better, mom made sure that I have my very own Christmas … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers November 25, 2017

Happy Sheriff George’s Looking Tough Day!!!!! Basset oh bassets, I’m trying for the tough look… um,… well,… okay, I guess I’ll have to practice and hope that I can do better… next year.

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Kelvin’s Kapers November 24, 2017

November has always been a good month for photos in the past years. George and Porter had great luck finding nice shots. One thing you can count on in November are some very nice sunrises like these two shots Porter … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers November 21, 2017

The forecast said little to no snow accumulation, and this is what really happened… Okay, it did make for some splendid wintery appeal. Though, bassets oh bassets, I’m not used to 20 degrees and snow; it’s rough on my paws. … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers November 18, 2017

I guess it’s easier getting up before sunrise with the shorter days… But, bassets oh bassets, it’s still darn early for a Kelvin! It’s kinda hard to get going. I’ll bark to you that it does give me more energy … Continue reading

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Kelvin’s Kapers November 15, 2017

Just call me Kelvin the Sun Dog!!!! Now that’s worth singing about!!!!! Arrhhoo-ooo-oooo!!!!

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Kelvin’s Kapers November 12, 2017

Seems like it’s been a hard thing to get sun in the morning here in Castle Rock. I could fake it with flash when there was blue sky anywhere above. But this is much, much better. Holy Bassets! That sun … Continue reading

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