Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for Dec. 2016

December 31 , 2016

Say goodbye to 2016. Bye… Bye. 2016 was a pretty darn good year. Except for a nose problem. But, I’ll be here for 2017! Mom and dad are so happy! Me too! Yay! I’ve got plenty of days ahead of … Continue reading

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December 29, 2016

It’s been awhile since dad and I walked over to Tower Road early in the morning. Always nice to see the Ponderosa trees with the blue sky. Even better when a basset hound is in the photo. Just think, dad … Continue reading

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December 28, 2016

Another beautiful day! I do love’em! I took out my favorite Snoopy toy, let him enjoy the beautiful weather. This is the life. Taking it easy with a pal. Basking in the sun with a pal. Heh, heh, but there … Continue reading

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December 27, 2016

I give thanks to the Basset Gods for another beautiful morning. Dog oh dog, it’s great to be Porter basset on a beautiful day. Santa Snoopy joined me for my walk. “What’s that? It’s the third day of Christmas, which … Continue reading

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December 26, 2016

Pinch me! It’s not really winter is it? Today the temperature reached 57 degrees. It was a great morning for walking along. Basking in the sun and thinking about what I’ll get for the second day of Christmas. Enjoying a … Continue reading

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December 25, 2016

Merry Christmas to everyone!!!!! Dad told me this morning that the best Christmas present he has ever received is me, alive and having fun, on this Christmas day. La! La! La! La! La!…La! La! La! I’m glad to be here … Continue reading

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December 24, 2016

Here it is the day before Christmas and it sure doesn’t feel like winter. Nice light too! Yup, a darn good morning for a Porter basset to be out and about. It goes without woofing that I was eagerly waiting … Continue reading

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December 23, 2016

Beautiful light this morning! No doubt about it, put a handsome basset in the photo and you’ve got one truly great photo. It sure put a bounce in my step. We got a few flakes of snow overnight, so that … Continue reading

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December 22, 2016

Another cloudy morning. Geez, I do like to see the sun rising, that would be nice. As least we got some sun in the afternoon. As you all know, I’m a sun kinda guy. What do think of the Sony … Continue reading

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December 21, 2016

Happy Winter Solstice!!! Yeah, the day started out cloudy. But we did get some sun and warm temperatures, so it didn’t feel like the Winter Solstice, compared to Edgemont that is. There’s a whole lot less snow too; one can … Continue reading

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December 20, 2016

It was kinda gloomy in the morning. But later on in the afternoon with some sun, the temperature reached 60 degrees. My goodness, a heatwave. But then, it did reach 63 degrees last Thursday. Typical High Plains with the temperature … Continue reading

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December 19, 2016

Dog oh dog, I was having a hard time waking up this morning. The funny thing is that it was quite nice out, sun and warm temperature. Maybe it’s because I was thinking too much of Edgemont still in the … Continue reading

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December 18, 2015

Poor Edgemont! Bark about freeze a basset’s paws off! And would you believe the temperature dipped to minus 35.2 degrees! That’s -37.3C for the rest of the world. So let me see, the temperature reached 112.1 degrees on July 20 … Continue reading

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December 17, 2016

Dog oh dog, the cold air moved in. 63 degrees on Thursday. This morning: 6 degrees below zero. It was even worse in Edgemont, which managed to slip to -17.8 degrees and was at -16.6 when I snapped this photo … Continue reading

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December 16, 2016

Mom got me this little green (green?) lamb for Christmas. Time for the Lamb Games!!!!! Does a Porter basset know how to have fun or what?!!!! After all that exercise at the Lamb Games I had a big hunger! Whoa! … Continue reading

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December 15, 2016

Dog oh dog, 63 degrees today! Who would have guessed? Last week Edgemont hit -12 degrees and hasn’t seen 32 degrees since while I bask in 63 degree weather. Wow-zow! For all the warm temperature we didn’t get much sun. … Continue reading

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December 14, 2016

We didn’t have the beautiful lighting this morning like we did yesterday. Instead we were seeing lots of low clouds until our second walk of the morning. Nice to see those clouds dissipate. Good riddance clouds! Hello sun! Now I … Continue reading

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December 13, 2016

Dog oh dog, you got to love that early morning winter light. Mom calls it beautiful lighting. I have to agree. Does make for nice early morning walks. Later in the morning the light becomes more harsh, but since it’s … Continue reading

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December 12, 2016

The sun was just starting to show itself when we started our walk. Yay! Here it comes! Do you like it better with the Sony A7 or… the Sony A6000? Well, whichever one you choose, the Porter basset always looks … Continue reading

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December 11, 2016

Ha! Poor dad had to run while it was snowing early in the morning. Me? Well, by the time I went for my walk it was pretty darn nice. Will you look at this beautiful snow on the ground? Ha, … Continue reading

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December 10, 2016

Hey, the forecast claimed lots of sun today. So where is it? We got a little peep of sun on our morning walk. The lighting was pretty darn nice. The handsome basset? Even better! Betcha you can’t guess who it … Continue reading

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December 09, 2016

Not as cold as yesterday morning, but it was darn right brisk. But look! There’s the sun! With the sun and cold and snow, it does make for good sniffing around. Even though the cancer has spread to my left … Continue reading

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December 08, 2016

Since the temperature was close to the 0 mark early in the morning, dad let me sleep in. Only problem was that darn Christmas moose kept hogging the bed… so I got up and went outside to find a gorgeous … Continue reading

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December 07, 2016

Winter has come, Jon Snow! Yup, cold and snowy. I had to keep moving fast to stay warm. After the brisk early morning run, I warmed up on my bed. Darn Christmas moose came along and told me that I’m … Continue reading

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December 06, 2016

Sometimes it seems like the grass is greener on the other side. Ha! You sure could get fooled by that astro turf in the park. I know better. The grass isn’t greener on the other side. I perfectly happy where … Continue reading

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December 05, 2016

You know what? We need a new holiday! I’ve got just the holiday in mind too. Porter’s Hold Your Tail UP High Holiday! Quite excellent, wouldn’t you agree? Barking of more holidays, how about a National Prairie Dog day too? … Continue reading

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December 04, 2016

Dog oh dog, it’s a darn beautiful morning! Beautiful colors of the last part of fall abound in the sky and on the ground. A Burger King breakfast is calling me… so let’s get the show on the road! I’ll … Continue reading

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December 03, 2016

Yippee!!!! With a little bit of snow on the ground from yesterday, I was hauling butt! I’m still one fast basset. And darn handsome too! The morning was bright and shiny, Burger King was on the menu for breakfast. Later … Continue reading

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December 02, 2016

Cloudy, cold, gloomy and snow today. It was a good day to be inside and try out the new lenses, new because mom gave dad a Laowa 15 macro lens. I put it on the Sony A7. It’s a weird … Continue reading

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December 01, 2016

Here comes Porter! Can you tell that I’m happy about sun today?!!!! When the morning started out, I was thinking the forecast would be correct; that would be mostly cloudy skies. It was kinda of depressing, since tomorrow should be … Continue reading

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