Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for August 2015

September 02, 2015

Wasn’t too bad of a morning for our jog. “Hey dad! I hear it’s supposed to be 100 degrees in Edgemont, just like it was yesterday and supposed to be tomorrow.” “You got that right, Porter,” dad mentioned back. Well, … Continue reading

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August 31, 2015

Darn gloomy morning, though the first peep of the sun was pretty. We got one of those thunderstorms in the afternoon; I wore my thunder shirt. I think it helps. I mean, I didn’t run into Karen’s bathroom to hide … Continue reading

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August 30, 2015

Isn’t it great to have a fine summer morning? Yes it is. Now let me concentrate on a Burger King breakfast! Karen ordered a new Sony A7r for me yesterday. Dad ordered a Zeiss 55mm lens for me to use … Continue reading

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August 29, 2015

Early in the morning there was still that smoke in the air, requiring flash for photos. Come the afternoon the sun was bright enough that at Sota’s place no flash was needed. Too bad that I was ready for nap … Continue reading

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August 28, 2015

Nice an early for us, so I thought it a good time to take a sunrise photo. Too bad that one has to have power lines with the sunrise and sunset photos here. It is possible to avoid them, but … Continue reading

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August 27, 2015

Dog oh dog, you gotta love this lighting early in the morning. Plenty of clouds to the west gave it a nice backdrop. I thought that it might rain, and it did spit out a few drops as dad and … Continue reading

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August 26, 2015

The Prairie Coneflowers are still blooming. They don’t bloom this long around Edgemont. Nice to see them as we jog by. When the sun was out, it got darn hot. My jog kinda did me in. Later in the morning … Continue reading

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August 25, 2015

Now that the hot weather has been with us for awhile, I sure try to get some rest in during our morning jog. But, mean old dad doesn’t let me rest for long. “Yeah, yeah, I’m coming!” Jeez, it’s enough … Continue reading

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August 24, 2015

Dog of dog, it continues to be smoky around here. It’s from all those wildfires in the northwest. It gets to my nose, yes it does. See! Kind of a hot one today when dad and I went for a … Continue reading

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August 22, 2015

One thing that I like about Tower Road is that… you never know what critters might be scampering around in the oak bushes. It makes for a lot of entertainment. Hey, another sunny morning! How about that? We had an … Continue reading

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August 21, 2015

Some dogs may think I’m a sissy cuz I like wildflowers. Well, bark it to my face dogs; I’ll rip you to shreds! We had a sunny morning today; you know how infrequent those are around here. Even better than … Continue reading

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August 20, 2015

You know, they always say that side lighting is better for portraits than full on lighting. But that’s for humans. What about for basset hounds? Well, I guess one has to judge for oneself on this. Sometimes side lighting is … Continue reading

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August 19, 2015

I wasn’t certain how nice the weather would be this morning. I mean, look at all those clouds. Plus Tower Road was kinda muddy, so I had to have a tummy bath when I got home. I hate baths! But, … Continue reading

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August 18, 2015

They oughta make a “Celebrate the Wildflowers Day.” And it would include special treats for all basset hounds! I’m in! Write your congress person now! We can do this together. Those guys finished up the network wiring in the house … Continue reading

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August 17, 2015

Some pretty light this morning on our jog. The scrub oak leafs glistened in the light. It was a busy day at the house as a guy tried to get a network wire to dad’s computer from Karen’s office. It … Continue reading

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August 16, 2015

The day started pretty well with some sun for our jog. By the time we were finished at Sota’s place there was still sun with clouds, but I could see the clouds were going to thicken up. That turned out … Continue reading

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August 15, 2015

Darn hot day today, but oh so much fun! After our jog, Karen took us to the Castle Rock farmer’s market for breakfast. Breakfast was great! The cook kept giving me bacon to munch on. That’s my kind of place … Continue reading

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August 14, 2015

Hot day today, but I was grateful for the sun anyway. Hey, do you think that I look better in this photo… or this one with a little tilt to it? You can bet those afternoon clouds rolled in as … Continue reading

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August 13, 2015

Hey, is that blue sky behind me? You betcha! Come the afternoon, as is always the case, the thunder boomers moved in. Yikes, why does this happen every day? Well, at least I got some good things to eat from … Continue reading

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August 12, 2015

You know, there are days when I find the wildflowers so beautiful… I want to eat them. Yuck! Guess I should appreciate them through nose, eyes, and ears, but not mouth. Hey, we had a sunny morning! Now that’s unusual … Continue reading

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August 11, 2015

So what’s the best way to cheer up a Porter Basset on a cloudy day? Treats, treats, treats!!!! Did I woof, “Treats, treats, treats?” Good lesson to learn, don’t ya think? Not only were there plenty of clouds today, but, … Continue reading

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August 09, 2015

Not a bad morning to be out and about. Dad and I went along Tower Road before a Burger King breakfast. Over at Sota’s place I got a photo of a wildflower in one way that I like the lighting… … Continue reading

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August 08, 2015

Another day of some sun, but not much. After picking up a Burger King breakfast we headed to Tower Road for eating it with the nice view. I asked Karen for a dance after we were done. Well, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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August 07, 2015

Yeah, you can probably guess what I was doing this morning as the sun was out with blue skies. That’s right, checking for Prairie Dogs and rabbits and enjoying the wildflowers. I’m sort of an outside basset hound. Though I’ll … Continue reading

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August 05, 2015

Hey! How about this?!!!! Yup, Karen bought me a new rug to rest on in the dining room. I thought that I should show just how it’s done, Porter upside down that is. The photo on the rug is from … Continue reading

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August 04, 2015

Darn nice morning to be out. Yeah, I listened to the wildflowers while enjoying the outdoors. They told me that I had better get photos of them now, cuz it won’t be long before they are gone for the year. … Continue reading

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August 03, 2015

Darn dreary morning for our jog. Turned into pretty much a dreary day until the evening came along, then we got some rainbows… and a nice sunset. Wish I would be having the great time George did in 2008!

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August 02, 2015

I wasn’t hitting the road today like George did in 2008. Actually, I spent plenty of the afternoon time napping… as Karen and dad set up a new Epson P800 printer. It’s a beast of a printer, but should print … Continue reading

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August 01, 2015

I’m enjoying my jogs on Tower Road because I get to wander the field on the west side, which is darn nice (almost like Edgemont jogs). It was a great morning to get out and get some breakfast at a … Continue reading

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