Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for April 2014

August 15, 2014

So how do I look better? With 640mm… or 18mm? Either way I’m feeling darn happy today because Karen came home last night. Yippeee!!!! Needless to woof, I’ve been using extraordinary beseeching treat looks today to make up for the … Continue reading

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April 30, 2014

Blue skies, give me some of those blue skies! Wildflowers, give me some of those wildflowers! Good way to start out the day… don’t ya think?

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April 29, 2014

Bark about a windy jog! It isn’t exactly warm either, but woof!, there was sun. As for wildflowers… I’m still hunting them down. Guess there won’t be as many here as in the Elk Horn Mountains, but the sun sure … Continue reading

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April 26, 2014

What a beautiful morning for a hike at Dawson’s Butte. Karen was so nice to take me! It wasn’t just the beautiful weather either, cuz there were Pasqueflowers blooming along the trail. Karen found some Columbine for me too! And … Continue reading

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April 25, 2014

Bet you didn’t know there are waterfalls all around here at Cutter’s Ridge. Like at the entrance where… there are four waterfalls, two on each side of the road. I’ll woof you they’re not natural waterfalls. When it gets hot … Continue reading

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April 24, 2014

Can you believe this?!!! More snow! It wasn’t around long on this beautiful day, that did turn into a spring day. The wildflowers enjoyed the moisture. I even found some Goldenpea. In more than one spot too! Now this is … Continue reading

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April 23, 2014

Beautiful sky this morning with a nice breeze. Kinda warm on our jog, but I managed. I also managed to find some Bluebells! Arrhhh-oo-oo-o! Love these little guys.

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April 22, 2014

Well, this sure is a sign of spring, some blossoms on the trees. Mind you, I find the fire hydrant far more interesting, but I do welcome the flowers. Dog oh dog, do I ever love the dog bed Karen … Continue reading

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April 21, 2014

There are some spots close to Cutter’s Ridge where I can almost pretend I’m in the country. Almost, but those McMansions pop up in the distance. Believe or not the Prairie Dogs live right next to a small park with … Continue reading

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April 20, 2014

Happy Easter! We went for a drive to one of the lakes around Castle Rock. Nice day for it. Karen had her camera out. Whoa! Gotta like this shot of a pelican in mid-flight. And there was a Kodak moment … Continue reading

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April 19, 2014

I gotta tell you that this was treat sorta day! My favorite kind. Yup, Karen was way generous with the treats. Yum! Even Sota got in on the action of treats!

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April 18, 2013

Here I am in Lulu, Karen’s car. Lulu’s a champ at carting Porter Bassets around. And the best part of Lulu rides is the food and treats! There it is! A rascally rabbit right in front of Karen’s house. Alas, … Continue reading

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April 17, 2014

Prairie Dog play time again this morning! I was all eyes and ears. Still having a hard time figuring out how to grab one of those varmints. How far down do I have to dig?!!!! The snow is gone. You … Continue reading

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April 16, 2014

Still not getting photos of wildflowers, where are they? Well, there’s one way to get some flowers and that’s take some Hyacinth flowers with me. They smell so sweet. Another workday for Karen. I don’t know how she can do … Continue reading

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April 15, 2014

Hey, at least the snow was melting… But, more sun would have been nice. Dad did take me to Petsmart, which is always a good thing…especially when treats are involved…did I mention when beef treats are involved, buy one get … Continue reading

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April 14, 2014

So there it is, more fricking snow! Geez!! What’s a basset to do? As usual the Sony NEX-7 can’t focus quickly enough for action. Dad should have have used Karen’s Nikon. Okay, it wasn’t all that bad. The sun was … Continue reading

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April 13, 2014

What can a basset bark about a spring day like this?!!! Enough barked!

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April 12, 2014

Prairie Dog hunting day!!!! Bark about a lot of fun! Karen brought her camera along…got some great shots of yours truly. I never looked better, don’t you think? Whew! All that digging and running does wear a Porter Basset out. … Continue reading

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April 11, 2014

Still not many wildflowers to view around here in Castle Rock. Hoping they’ll be coming along soon. The SUN though…lots of that!!! Arrrhhh-oo-oo-o! Pixel peeping time from yesterday’s macro photos. Nikon D800e Sony NEX-7 Have I barked before how much … Continue reading

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April 10, 2014

Since it was a beautiful Ponderosa Sky day with warm temperatures, I decided to take Karen’s Nikon D800E with the 60mm macro lens and compare it to the Sony NEX-7 30mm macro lens combo: There’s no doubt that the D800E … Continue reading

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April 09, 2014

The morning started out pretty well for our jog. There’s a little bit of wildflower activity here at Cutter’s Ridge, but not like in the National Forest area around Edgemont. I’m kinda thinking that will change in the next couple … Continue reading

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April 07, 2014

Cutter Ridge. Yup, that’s where I’m staying now. You might wonder the reason for the name. It has to do with horses, I’ll woof you. How appropriate for Karen’s home, don’t you think? And here’s what cutting means: Cutting is … Continue reading

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April 06, 2014

I was looking at the mountains this morning, kinda hoping that I would get to them someday. And how about that?!!!! Today was a road trip into the mountains! Kinda reminded me of where I was raised, that being Jackson, … Continue reading

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April 05, 2014

You know what’s cool about starting out the day in Castle Rock? I get to plan my day thinking of helping Karen in the kitchen. Yup, I’m there for her. Big news, Lulu, Karen’s Buick, passed the 200,000 mile mark, … Continue reading

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April 04, 2014

Oh bark about it…look at the snow from yesterday. Sure would be nice to be done with the stuff. Dad and I jogged through the ritzy area of Diamond Ridge in Castle Rock. You would think with all the McMansions … Continue reading

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April 03, 2014

So here dad and I were enjoying the great Colorado weather, and what did it do this morning?!!! Snow!!! The nerve!!! I did have fun playing in it with Grey Cow. Right in front of Karen’s front door. Come late … Continue reading

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April 02, 2014

Bark about a lot more sun here in Castle Rock than in Edgemont. Sure makes for a great time playing outdoors. I even tried out some of the kids’ playground. I’ll admit I’m not well built for slides, but I … Continue reading

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