Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for April 2015

April 30, 2015

We’re back to Porter (that would be me) today after a little interlude for George. Not a bad morning out to laze around in the wildflowers. So that’s what I did. I’ll woof you that it’s getting harder for me … Continue reading

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April 29, 2015

A simple celebration of George today. Kudos to the basset, who loved springtime in the woods. Basset Bottom Gulch, April 29, 2006

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April 28, 2015

Kinda muddy this morning after all the rain over the past two days. And big yippee!!…the sun was out. Dad and I headed to the Cliff of Tower Road for some more Bluebell appreciation. There’s blooming some nice Larkspar too. … Continue reading

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April 27, 2015

Another day with plenty of rain…yuck! I tried some lighting techniques again. This one didn’t work out too well (like too much sofa behind me). Guess it sorta sums up the day. Wish my day was as splendid as George’s … Continue reading

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April 26, 2015

Rain, rain, rain…what’s a basset to do when he has to stay inside. Well, this basset put his creative talents to work. Remember the Honeysuckle I mentioned yesterday? Here it is. Figured since I had the lights out, I might … Continue reading

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April 25, 2015

With all the moisture coming our way, Plum Creek is flowing pretty well. Should be getting higher after the rain comes tomorrow and on Monday. Today wasn’t going to be a sunny day, I could smell that. I did get … Continue reading

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April 24, 2015

Another day with some sun in the morning and then the clouds in the afternoon. Dad and I wandered to the cliff off Tower Road. When it comes to wildflowers, I have an advantage over dad; he has to look … Continue reading

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April 23, 2015

Breezy day today with some sun. In the afternoon we went over to Sota’s place. And guess what? Yup, some Pasqueflowers still blooming…yea!!! There’s some Goldenpea as well, though not as much as I’d like. I hooked up the super … Continue reading

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April 22, 2015

A grand morning to get out and seek wildflowers. I’ll woof to you right now… when you get up close to a pretty wildflower, like this Star Lily… you just got to howl with happiness! Arrhhoo-ooo! I was worried that … Continue reading

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April 21, 2015

Pretty nice day out for catching some sun and wildflowers, like this Groundsel. And the Bluebells. You’ve got to get up close and personal to appreciate those little Bluebells. Having short legs does make it quite easy for me to … Continue reading

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April 20, 2015

Back in Castle Rock, where we woke up to sun and blue sky. Dad and I had a good jog, but as you can see on the grass there is plenty of moisture, even a little snow, so we had … Continue reading

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April 19, 2015

Time to head back to Castle Rock. I visited the airport one last time for this trip. After three days of crud weather, we woke up to beautiful blue skies…just as we have to leave…sigh. I watched the packing from … Continue reading

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April 18, 2015

Pretty miserable day in the weather department. We went over to the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary. I’ll woof you right now, it was a bust because of the mud. I did get a photo with the Star Lilies. And … Continue reading

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April 17, 2015

Another blah day, though it was dry for our run on Windsong Rise. On the way home I stopped to admire the Golden Pea flowers along Elbow Canyon Road. I visited the library and city hall for the last time … Continue reading

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April 16, 2015

Too bad the weather isn’t going to be so great through Saturday. It didn’t rain on us, but it was wet running on Windsong Rise. The droplets on the Star Lilies were fascinating to see. I did make it to … Continue reading

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April 15, 2015

In the sight of the rising sun I could see that a storm system was moving in. Time to say goodbye to the beautiful weather. The sun held for some of our jog on Windsong Rise. I’ll woof you that … Continue reading

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April 14, 2015

Wonderful day today! How about the gold grass on Windsong Rise? I had a pretty darn good run on this fine day. And how about this, it got so nice dad took me out on the motorcycle. I should woof … Continue reading

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April 13, 2015

Yippee! We got to jog on Windsong Rise today. It was mighty fine weather for it too. Always the great view! On the way home the usual train action was taking place at Edgemont. Planes anyone? In the afternoon dad … Continue reading

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April 12, 2015

The day started out kinda gloomy, but as it wore on, it turned into a gorgeous day. In the morning I took a photo of this UP loco sitting in the Edgemont yard. It’s been there since February when it … Continue reading

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April 11, 2015 Part 2

Dog oh dog, quite the day! After a great lunch at Prairie Berry Winery we headed into Custer State Park. I saw all sorts of wild animals! First stop, the Big Horn Sheep. Next stop, my favorite, Pronghorns!! This guy … Continue reading

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April 11, 2015 Part 1

Dog oh dog, does this ever bring back Edgemont memories of George. Windsong Rise, April 11, 2006 And dog oh dog!!!! What a great day I had! It was such a full day that I have to make two parts … Continue reading

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April 10, 2015

We did the drive to Edgemont today. I’ll woof you that I was getting pretty excited when we stopped north of Lusk and I could see the Black Hills. I was even more excited when we stopped for a walk … Continue reading

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April 09, 2015

There was a little bit of snow in the grass this morning and plenty of overcast sky. Can’t say our run was the best, since we had to stay on the sidewalk all the time. Come the afternoon things started … Continue reading

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April 08, 2015

Not a bad morning at all to get out into the big old world. I didn’t have any luck with the Prairie Dogs today, but there were some more wildflowers starting their showy spring appearance. We got dinner at 5 … Continue reading

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April 06, 2015

I got up on Porter’s Perch on this fine morning… and gave some thought to catching a Prairie Dog. You know what?!!!! It worked!!!! Yup, I got me one of those little varmints! Dad should have taken a photo of … Continue reading

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April 05, 2015

Darn nice Pasqueflower day at Sota’s. Last year I didn’t have much chance to appreciate Pasqueflowers, so it was nice finding a spot in the shade where a bunch of them were growing. Dad tells me that Pasqueflowers always look … Continue reading

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April 04, 2015

Dog oh dog, I sure can’t complain about this day. It started out with a Burger King breakfast and then a trip to Sota’s, where the Pasqueflowers were looking mighty fine indeed. You got to love these little beauties. Right? … Continue reading

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April 03, 2015

Yeah, it happened! Snow! The snow made for a messy run. Come the afternoon the sun was shining and that snow melted away. Up in Edgemont there hasn’t been much moisture at all this year, only .6″ of precipitation this … Continue reading

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April 02, 2015

Pretty nasty day for a run in the morning as little ice pellets bombarded dad and me. Lots of clouds too. Looks like green grass behind me, and it is. But my old weather sniffer tells me that tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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April 01, 2015

There were plenty of clouds today, but I took some photos so the day would look much better than it did. I could fool somebody with these photos. I had to be quick to catch any sunshine. I’m hoping the … Continue reading

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