Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for July 2015

July 31, 2015

A warm but good jog this morning. I could see pretty well across the front range, since the pollution wasn’t bad. The afternoon saw clouds and a few sprinkles, which was okay, since it would have been hot with the … Continue reading

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July 30, 2015

Dad and I jogged to strumming of a rising sun. Quite nice! It was particularly nice with the wildflowers. I spent part of the day horsing around with Windows 10, which came onto my computer yesterday. For the most part … Continue reading

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July 29, 2015

Another great morning jog. I can almost believe myself on Windsong Rise when I veer off of Tower Road. It would be a stupendous view from here if not for so many people things down below. Dad and I decided … Continue reading

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July 28, 2015

Darn nice morning for our jog. Can you believe the Indian Paintbrush is still blooming? It’s going to bloom all summer. Hey, do George and I have something in common in these two photos? Yup, you’re right! We’re both very … Continue reading

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July 27, 2015

Dad and I went jogging on Tower Road this morning. Amazing how many wildflowers are still blooming around here. Though I do wish that I could find some Purple Prairie Clover. Looks like we’ll have fairly good weather this week … Continue reading

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July 26, 2015

I was kinda depressed on our jog to the airport this morning. It was time to say goodbye to Edgemont. Sniff… Our trip to Castle Rock was the usual, too much time in the car. But when I got to … Continue reading

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July 25, 2015

We said goodbye to the cabin and the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary today. It was a pretty morning for one last look at Cheyenne Canyon. I was a darned tired basset back at the house in Edgemont, worn right … Continue reading

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July 24, 2015

So do you think that I can look darn fetching while in the midst of Bush Morning Glories? See? Okay, did I look darn fetching? “YES!” Aww-w shucks, you embarrass me with your compliments. It was a hot one today. … Continue reading

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July 23, 2015

Karen and dad’s first anniversary, so it was time to call in the Spanish Mustangs for a celebration. Karen and I looked for them. They weren’t in sight. No problem cuz I knew that if I howled a few notes … Continue reading

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Porter the Bird Dog, July 17, 2015

I had to make this a separate post, because it is so important. People always ask if I’m 100% Basset Hound. Well, I’m the new and improved Basset Hound, since there is a bit of bird dog in me. Don’t … Continue reading

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July 22, 2015

My day started out with another run to the airport. Definitely nice to find that the mosquitoes have left us, makes for an easier life it does. Karen told me that we were headed for the Black Hills Wild Horse … Continue reading

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July 21, 2015

Does this look like a basset wanting to go for his morning jog? I’ll woof you that I’m no longer a young pup and a run in the summer’s heat doesn’t get me excited; I’d rather stay home. I do … Continue reading

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July 20, 2015

Another day to hit the road with the motorcycle. This time we went to Hill City so I could visit my friends there. I’ll woof to you now that lunch at the Alpine Inn is the best! Yup, that’s where … Continue reading

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July 19, 2015

I was pretty pumped on our jog this morning, cuz dad told me that we would head for Sylvan Lake on the motorcycle. And how about this? We stopped by Deb and Jim’s Frontier Photo on are way to Sylvan … Continue reading

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July 18, 2015

Yup, woofingly busy day for this Porter Basset. It started out with a nice jog up to the airport. We left in the morning for a ride to Rapid City. We took the slow route through Wind Cave and Custer … Continue reading

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July 17, 2015

Bark about a great morning for a jog on Basset Back Ridge! You can bet I enjoyed every minute, including stopping for wildflowers. Kinda amazing to see Goatsbeard still blooming this time of year. I got to see my buddy … Continue reading

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July 16, 2015

Yeah, I have to post this one of George on this day in 2009. I’ll keep posting it in coming years too, since it is one of dad’s top five favorite George photos. Pretty sweet, don’t ya think? Dad and … Continue reading

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July 15, 2015

Did I woof how photogenic George could be? That would be “Two for the Sun” on this day in 2009. Dad will tell you that I can be pretty darn photogenic too. That would be “Porter’s Perdee Purple Prairie Flowers” … Continue reading

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July 14, 2015

Dad and I got a jog in on Basset Back Ridge. It was an early morning of sun and clouds, but the view couldn’t be beat! Kinda amazing that some Spiderwort is still blooming on Basset Back Ridge. I guess … Continue reading

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July 13, 2015

It’s great to be running on Basset Back Ridge again!!!! It’s a changed world now days on Basset Back Ridge and in Basset Bottom Gulch. There used to be green Ponderosa trees behind me, but the Coal Canyon fire changed … Continue reading

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July 12, 2015

Dad and I were up and out real early to catch some train action in Cheyenne. I waited on the UP mainline. It’s a constant parade of trains here. Even the BNSF gets in on the action with their old … Continue reading

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July 11, 2015

Nice morning for a quick run on Tower Road to stop and sniff the wildflowers. Yup, the Indian Paintbrush is still blooming. As the clouds moved in later in the afternoon, we decided to head for Edgemont a day early. … Continue reading

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July 10, 2015

Well, how about this? Finally a day with more sun than clouds! We took advantage of it for a trip into Denver. I would like to woof you that I got some great food at the Cheesecake Factory, but it … Continue reading

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July 09, 2015

Hey, finally some sun today. I took advantage of what sun did come my way by checking out the wildflowers off of Tower Road. It’s rained everyday since we got back, but I’ll admit the Lilies looked darn nice with … Continue reading

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July 07, 2015

Another pretty blah day in Castle Rock. I did get out for a bit of hunting of these rascally fellows. Alas, I didn’t catch one. I need to rethink my strategies. I was having a good time until Karen left … Continue reading

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July 06, 2015

Bark about a dreary, gray day in Castle Rock. At least the Trumpet flowers looked nice on our jog. It managed to rain all day. Some welcome back to Castle Rock…blah. George had a pretty good day with a hike … Continue reading

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July 05, 2015

After one last run at the airport… it was time to say goodbye to Edgemont. We drove through some storms once we got to Cheyenne and on down to Castle Rock. I was pooped out from the drive, I’ll woof … Continue reading

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July 04, 2015

Last day in Edgemont for this trip…sniff. It’s been a great week, no doubt about that. I sure had a good time seeing Agnes and Gene and my friends downtown Edgemont. Okay, there was that tremendous thunderstorm Wednesday evening, but … Continue reading

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July 03, 2015

We got going early for trip to the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary today. It was hazy from wildfires in Washington and Canada. But it wasn’t so darn blasted hot. Karen had a good time with her Spanish Mustangs. I … Continue reading

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July 02, 2015

Another run at the airport this morning. Really, the airport needs to be retired and renamed the Edgemont Dog Park. Dad and I went on a mission to photograph the Coneflowers on Elbow Canyon Road. There’s one spot that can’t … Continue reading

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July 01, 2015

Dad and I wandered up Elbow Canyon Road later in the morning today, looking for Prairie Coneflowers. We found them alright, and they were looking darn good I’ll woof you. Put a basset in with them and you’ve got a … Continue reading

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