Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for Dec. 2014

December 31, 2014

It dropped to -20 degrees last night as we went to bed. I was darn worried that dad and I would have a frigid run. But, guess what? The temperature was a balmy 5 degrees when dad and I went … Continue reading

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December 30, 2014

It was darn cold on our run this morning, -5 degrees. Good thing Karen had bought me a new coat for the cold weather. I look pretty darn good in it, don’t ya think? It’s an X-Large coat, but even … Continue reading

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December 29, 2014

It was a cold, snowy run for dad and me this morning. I’ll woof to you that it wasn’t all that bad, and we enjoyed our time outside. Too bad the temperature just kept dropping through the day. Which reminds … Continue reading

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December 28, 2014

Darn nice day today. I went out and climbed up on Porter’s Perch, where I tried to call the Prairie Dogs to come my way. It didn’t work, sigh. By the evening it was starting to get cold with a … Continue reading

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December 27, 2014

George had a splendid hike on Red Canyon Rim Trail back in 2008. That was the winter of the red grasses, which sure looked beautiful in the early morning light. My morning was chilly with fresh snow and hoar frost … Continue reading

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December 26, 2014

Snow came today. It was kinda cold too… so I made sure when dad and I were that I kept moving to stay warm. Works up an appetite, it does. Good thing I had all those Christmas treats waiting for … Continue reading

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December 25, 2014

Pretty darn nice morning on Christmas morning. You can’t believe how excited I was when we opened Christmas presents. “I know this one is for me!!!!” “Dog oh dog, can I open it now?!!!” “Yum, yum. this is going to … Continue reading

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December 24, 2014

Beautiful morning this morning. And guess what? Karen picked up her new car!!!! It’s a Jeep Grand Cherokee, way cool. And it’s got oodles of things on it like heated rear seats, rear USB ports, and climate control for the … Continue reading

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December 23, 2014

Dad remembers this hike with George as one of the best Christmas time hikes ever. George was looking darn good on his hike… and he was all pumped up for it! My day started out running in freshly fallen snow … Continue reading

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December 22, 2014

Bark about a tough world in buying a new vehicle for Karen! Look at all this stuff to read for picking out a Jeep. You know, you can get a Jeep Cherokee as a Sport, Latitude, Trailhawk, or Limited. And … Continue reading

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December 21, 2014

Winter solstice today and it was certainly a day of dark clouds, though we were lucky enough to get some sun for about ten minutes. Love the sun. Dad and Karen spent way too much time pouring over Jeeps in … Continue reading

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December 20, 2014

Hey, this photo looks a lot like one of yesterday’s photos. But dad can’t resist seeing me against a beautiful blue sky, like the one we got in the afternoon today. Earlier I got a chance to run at Sota’s … Continue reading

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December 19, 2014

George sure was a handsome guy!!!! Barking of handsome, well, I’m pretty darn handsome too! Any difference in colors between the Sigma 60mm lens and the Sony 50mm lens? 60mm lens: 50mm lens: As you can see it was a … Continue reading

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December 18, 2014

Darn nice morning for a run to get a good view of the snow covered mountains in the distance. Pretty cool, huh? With the fine sunshine I sure had a lot of spunk, you know, as in running on paths… … Continue reading

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December 17, 2014

Bark about hard to get up and go for a run when the morning has clouds and winter. But, dad makes me get going. Yup, no rest for this Porter Basset. Really, the run was pretty good, so I’ll not … Continue reading

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December 16, 2014

George always looked good in a wintery scene like this one in 2007. Gotta love the ice diamond crystals on the ground. My day didn’t have the cold weather that George had in 2007. We had a good jog in … Continue reading

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December 15, 2014

As I was watching the Prairie Dogs from Porter’s Perch on this sunny winter day… I thought that I really should dial in the 70-200mm lens on the Canon 70D. Then my mind became fixated on all that great lasagna … Continue reading

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December 14, 2014

Snow today!!! I was all pumped up about it. Yup, I got Hedge and went outside to play. Dog oh dog, I sure had a good time. Blasting through snow Porter, that’s me! The Canon 70D did pretty well in … Continue reading

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December 13, 2014

We headed to Sota’s place today (after a Burger King breakfast!). I thought it would be a good time to see how well the Canon 70D does in focusing on moving objects, like very fast basset hounds. I have to … Continue reading

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December 12, 2014

Today was another day of warmth and sun. I’ll bark to you now that a Porter Basset sure could get used to this type of winter weather, no cold paws, no ice on the ears, and easy running. Yup, it … Continue reading

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December 11, 2014

Dad bought a new camera, a Canon 70D! Yup, I went out this morning to try it out. The colors are typical Canon and the sharpness too. It feels pretty good in the paws, but as is typical the controls … Continue reading

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December 10, 2014

And now may we take a moment to praise a glorious blue sky. And warm temperatures too! It was great sunning myself on Porter’s Perch this morning. I could look all around me and not see a sign of winter. … Continue reading

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December 09, 2014

Another gray, ugly day…what’s with that? Well, to keep myself in good spirits I spent a lot of time on dad’s knee, hoping for treats. The clouds did move out towards sunset, which led to a beautifully rich sky as … Continue reading

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December 08, 2014

Gray, ugly day, though mild temps again. Dad and I had an easy job running, but it was nicer snuggling in my bed. Even nicer than nicer was receiving in the mail my new mouse pads. They look pretty darn … Continue reading

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December 07, 2014

I never know what will happen on a Sunday. I wish dad would get input from me for Sunday plans. Before you feel sorry for me, I’ll woof you that I had a great day. After a Burger King breakfast … Continue reading

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December 06, 2014

The couch down in the basement is pretty nice, I’ll woof you. I’m sometimes a nutty basset before I get settled down on the couch. Here’s a video of me trying to get that blanket spot just right! Porter goes … Continue reading

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December 05, 2014

Yea!!! There was plenty of sun today with warm temperatures. The weather made for a great jog and for a great morning to sun myself on Porter’s Perch. I was hoping the Prairie Dogs wouldn’t notice me lying in wait, … Continue reading

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December 04, 2014

Warm, but cloudy day. I figured it was a good day to sit in front of the Christmas and hope some presents with treats would be unwrapped. Alas, no luck. How about this gift wrapping paper that I made up … Continue reading

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December 03, 2014

Castle Rock certainly doesn’t have nearly the windy days of Edgemont, but today was one of those days with wind. Look at those basset ears fly! It was one of the few days where dad and I had to fight … Continue reading

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December 02, 2014

Enough sun today to make things pretty nice for wandering around. Looking around, you’d never guess that it was winter time here in Castle Rock. The temperature was wonderfully mild. Bark about the easy life. Even better was pot roast … Continue reading

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December 01, 2014

Up on Porter’s Perch you would never guess how the weather was last night. That would be some snow and colder temperatures. Just think it was 50 degrees warmer on Saturday! But the frost was pretty on the trees and … Continue reading

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