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

January 31, 2014

Much better day than the the weather folks predicted. Dad and I had a nice walk on Lookout Road after our jog. With the afternoon sun streaming onto my chair, I figured it was a good time to try out … Continue reading

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January 30, 2014

What is this?!!!!! It’s ME! PORTER! blasting off at the airport. I figured if I got high enough I’d get above all the clouds we’ve had all day. I’ve been too lazy with the camera, so dad suggested we work … Continue reading

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January 29, 2014

Darn good morning and early afternoon for being outside. Dad sure doesn’t get tired of photos of me with blue sky. Our run was great. Out at the Cottonwood Bluffs it’s easy running with no snow or ice slipping up … Continue reading

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January 28, 2014

Another beautifully crisp morning. After our run at the airport we headed to the BHWHS. I got my camera ready. Naturally Sierra was right there for me. I can’t resist taking pictures of her. Shoshone was looking darn good today … Continue reading

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January 26, 2014

Lots of clouds and lots of wind, but the morning had some warm temperatures. Now it’s getting much, much colder, blah! Dad keeps scratching his head as to why I never remember to go around the cattle guards and underneath … Continue reading

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January 25, 2014

Doggone hard to believe that it was a January day today. It was already warm when dad I went for our jog. I stopped at the intersection of our running path and the skunk path to sniff the weather and … Continue reading

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January 24, 2014

It was a warm January day, but it sure was stingy with the sun. I’m hoping this evening’s sunset means tomorrow will bring more blue sky and much less clouds. George had a lot of sun on his morning in … Continue reading

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January 23, 2014

Bark about a great morning for a run around Mathias Peak. The temperature was chilly, but not too cold, and the sun helped make for fine running. My jowls did load up with ice because of the cold. Funny guy … Continue reading

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January 22, 2014

Dad wanted to run on Windsong Rise this morning. I was worried. “Dad, look at all this ice?” “You’re going to crash and burn just like this, I’m telling ya dad!” “Look, we could jog on Elbow Canyon Road, and … Continue reading

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January 21, 2014

I’m not going to complain about this morning. It was terrific! Dad and I had a nice run at the Basset Arroyos. Then we headed over to the Horse Sanctuary, where Mariah has decided we’re alright! She’s willing to have … Continue reading

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January 20, 2014

Hey, I’ve got a windsock growing out of my head! Now how did that happen? Okay, it’s the windsock at the airport, and I wanted to show you that the hallmark of today (as with a number of days this … Continue reading

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January 19, 2014

Bark about a non January day! It got downright toasty for me in my winter coat, though I was fine at the Basset Arroyos for our jog and some hiking. But after going to Hot Springs for groceries (and Dairy … Continue reading

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January 17, 2014

When the sun does come out and there’s not wind and the temperature is great… then watch that Porter Basset… GO! I’m pretty good at catching air, don’t ya think? In 2009 George was having a leisurely time on Howling … Continue reading

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January 16, 2014

A Ponderosa Sky and lots of wind made the morning an excellent time for a Horse Sanctuary visit. My favorite mustang, Sierra, had a bit of a chat with me. She’s such a nice personality. Smart too! I get a … Continue reading

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January 15, 2014

Another day somewhat like yesterday, except no snow. You could be fooled sometimes that it could be a sunny day. But it wasn’t. And the ice certainly hasn’t improved on our running trail. Slip sliding away…Porter in January 2014 Gotta … Continue reading

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January 14, 2013

From Edgemont I could see the snow moving into Windsong Rise. Dad made me go running there anyway. At times it wasn’t bad. But then another snow squall would come in and when it would leave the wind would plaster … Continue reading

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January 13, 2014

Oh sure, it may look decent out on this morning… but there was that spitting crud coming out of clouds again. Even worse our jogging path is icy and tough to negotiate for dad. Me? I don’t have any problems … Continue reading

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January 12, 2014

Darn ugly day…lots of gray clouds spitting out bits of crap…our running paths are icy and difficult to navigate…and there’s mud everywhere else. Late in the afternoon my nose sniffed out clearing skies to the northwest, so dad and I … Continue reading

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January 11, 2014

What with all the traffic congestion on Elbow Canyon Road, I thought that I’d fly over it on my way to Windsong Rise. I was revving up the ears preparing for takeoff, when… “Basset Hound Porter! Queue up!” What the … Continue reading

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January 10, 2014

You know those road hogging Elk? Dog oh dog, they’ve been all over our running trail on Windsong Rise. The nerve!!! It’s MY running path, not theirs. They even tore up the two track on Robinson Flats. Road hogs. Dad … Continue reading

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January 09, 2014

Oh sure, it may look peaceful and uncrowded on Windsong Rise this morning… but I’m going to woof to you that the commute was a nightmare of heavy traffic. Pronghorns speeding! Elk hogging the road! Elbow Canyon Road just isn’t … Continue reading

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January 08, 2014

Dad and I ran at the Basset Arroyos for the first time this year. The day brought plenty more sun than forecast. And the temperatures were nice and there wasn’t that pesky wind. Dad and I spent a lot of … Continue reading

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January 07, 2014

Can’t woof you that it was a Ponderosa Sky day, though it did happen briefly on Windsong Rise. All in all, it was a darn nice run on Windsong Rise. The cold temperature was gone and that darn wind was … Continue reading

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January 06, 2014

Another -15 below morning. Bark about cold on Lookout Road. With the cold and wind, dad and I went over to the Horse Sanctuary to see how the Spanish Mustangs were doing. They know about shelter, yes they do. With … Continue reading

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January 05, 2014

Below zero day today! Sure it looks nice when I’m in Rover. And it didn’t look that bad at the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, if one was smart like the mustangs and kept in the shelter of the Ponderosa … Continue reading

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January 04, 2013

I was sniffing the air this afternoon. My basset nose told me that cold, cold air is moving in tonight. I hope dad turns up the heat for me! Good thing I got a DQ lunch today. I’m going to … Continue reading

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January 03, 2014

Not a bad sunrise this morning… that led into a cloudy type of day. Just about every morning at this spot on Elbow Canyon Road, I can look over to the grove of trees to the west and see one … Continue reading

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January 01, 2014

It snowed on us during part of our run on Windsong Rise on this first day of 2014. Good thing we also got some Ponderosa Sky thrown in to the mix! Dad and I went to the Orange Area after … Continue reading

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