Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for June 2013

October 20, 2013

Along the Fall River in Hot Springs, it’s almost difficult to tell that it’s fall, to woof nothing about having had a blizzard already. And what happens when we go to Hot Springs for groceries? A DQ lunch! Blustery, bubbling … Continue reading

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July 24, 2013

Is this awesome or what?!!!! I’ve never looked better! Thank you Karen! Yup, she did a painting of me. Karen and Les were ever so nice to me when they visited the Wild Horse Sanctuary. But this is so amazing! … Continue reading

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June 30, 2013

Pretty darn fine morning for a hike up Harney Peak. I had a great time, even though the chipmunks didn’t show up at the top of the peak. Around Wet Paws Brook there are lots of roses, which is sweet. … Continue reading

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June 29, 2013

After our jog dad and I walked along the Mickelson Trail at milepost 22. Bark about a lot of roses along the trail in that area. Very nice. There are a few Prairie Coneflowers as well. We haven’t found a … Continue reading

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June 28, 2013

Every now and then you get one of those sunsets… in which you have to stand up and take note. June 28, 2007 Lots of blue sky in the morning. It was another good day to enjoy the wildflowers on … Continue reading

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June 27, 2013

Dog oh dog, no matter how you woof it, the wildflowers sure look better with a deep blue sky. Courtesy of Red Canyon Rim Trail and your favorite basset. Dad and I finally took a motorcycle ride of some distance. … Continue reading

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June 26, 2013

Wasn’t a great day for lots of sun, but the wildflowers did look darn nice on Red Canyon Rim Trail. I used the new Sigma 30mm lens on the Sony Nex-7 for these photos. Coneflower. Purple Prairie Clover. Spiderwort. I … Continue reading

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June 25, 2013

George was moving along early in the morning on June 25, 2006. Yup, just about done with the run on Basset Back Ridge. After the run it was time to checkout the Mexican Hats, which always went well with George’s … Continue reading

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June 24, 2013

The Prickly Pear has bloomed into hundreds of flowers at the Basset Arroyos. I don’t recommend cuddling up to them, no matter how beautiful they look. Dad and I had another relaxing late morning at Cheyenne Vally View. And yes … Continue reading

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June 23, 2013

Those thunderstorms from yesterday caused some massive low cloud build up in the morning. Thank goodness I was safe from them at Grand View. By the time dad and I hiked to Summit Tree Camp, the clouds were dissipating nicely. … Continue reading

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June 22, 2013

Four years ago George was enjoying the early morning Sweet Clover on Red Canyon Rim Trail. My day wasn’t too bad. Dad and I spent some time at Igloo Bridge, where the Yucca is doing very well this year. We … Continue reading

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June 21, 2013

Looking at this photo from the afternoon, you might be misled to believe we had a wonderful Summer Solstice day. I’m not going to get you barking up the wrong tree. Here’s the morning. At least the Purple Prairie Clover … Continue reading

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June 20, 2013

The day started out with a hazy sky from high clouds. Dad and I got stuck in the construction zone of US 18, but eventually we did make it to hike around Mathias Peak. Grand View sure shows off a … Continue reading

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June 19, 2013

There’s no doubt about it, the Spiderwort on Red Canyon Rim Trail is outstanding this year. It’s not just the Spiderwort either. The White Draw Fire cleared the way for lots of blooms this year. On the train subject, this … Continue reading

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June 18, 2013

Five years ago George was having a wonderful evening in Fort Collins. The motorcycling was great! And dinner was excellent too. The food couldn’t be beat, the outdoor dining was perfect, and there was a parade of dogs to greet. … Continue reading

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June 17, 2013

Pretty ugly morning for Edgemont, so dad and I headed north to the 49 mile marker of the Mickelson Trail for our jog. When we came back to Edgemont things had improved greatly. We took a short hike near Mathias … Continue reading

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June 16, 2013

Our jog was under iffy weather, but a couple of hours later the sky became magnificent. What a great morning for the wildflowers. The Yellow Primrose still blooms on Indian Paintbrush Trail. The Yellow Primrose looks mighty fine with this … Continue reading

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June 15, 2013

I gotta woof that the sun wasn’t always cooperating today, but when it did, it sure was great. Take our early morning jog for example… or train watching at Igloo bridge… or a short walk at the airport… and the … Continue reading

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June 14, 2013

A grand morning to appreciate the wildflowers on Basset Back Ridge and Windsong Rise! Dad and I hung out and rested on Windsong Rise after our run and hike. The Nighthawks were out and doing there stupendous acrobatics. Couldn’t be … Continue reading

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June 13, 2013

Dad and I had to get our wildflowers photos done real early because of all the stupid clouds headed towards us. The Penstemon continues to be stunning on Windsong Rise. I still like this combination of Spiderwort and Wallflower, though … Continue reading

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June 12, 2013

Dad went over to the Wild Horse Sanctuary in the morning and left me back in Edgemont. How mean is that?!!!! When he got home he did bring along a bacon cheeseburger, so that helped me forgive him. Up at … Continue reading

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June 11, 2013

I woofed about this a couple of years ago: George looking at the abandoned Cowboy Line in Wyoming. George imagined those days of steam strutting along the Cowboy Line on the way to Casper. It’s a sight he and dad … Continue reading

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June 10, 2013

Not a bad morning for the purple wildflowers on Basset Back Ridge and Windsong Rise. Dad and I are still darn surprised by this late blooming Pasqueflower. And you know what? Yellow and purple wildflowers look darn nice together. Dad … Continue reading

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June 09, 2013

Trains… and horses (funny like snort from the middle horse)… and wildflowers… all under a blue sky. Amazing that I found a Pasqueflower blooming even as the Spiderwort has started to bloom. Dad’s never seen a Pasqueflower blooming this late … Continue reading

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June 08, 2013

It rained last night. The wildflowers probably needed it. Funny how some flowers, like these Primroses, don’t weather the rain so well. Meanwhile the Paintbrush, the Butte Candle, and the Sego Lilies do just fine. I got a Dairy Queen … Continue reading

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June 07, 2013

A big arrhhoo-o-o to a beautiful morning of sunshine and wildflowers on Basset Back Ridge and Windsong Rise. Dad and I had a great jog as we appreciated the wonderful morning. It’s amazing how many Goatsbeard flowers have bloomed on … Continue reading

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June 06, 2013

It was another day at the Wild Horse Sanctuary. Horses are beautiful beasts, no doubt about that, but get them going on food, well, they can be as goofy as us bassets. Grass? That’s not food! The Penstemon sure is … Continue reading

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June 05, 2013

Woof oh woof!!! What an excellent sky today for photographing wildflowers. So that’s what I did for much of the morning. Gotta love it. I’ll woof to you that I look darn good in these photos too. George’s 2009 didn’t … Continue reading

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June 04, 2013

A long day at the Wild Horse Sanctuary, but I got to be with my dad all the time so it was a good day for me. Along the way to the Wild Horse Sanctuary there are interesting sights, like … Continue reading

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June 03, 2013

Bark about a good day to appreciate the wildflowers on the High Plains! You know it’s going to be great when you find a Prince’s Plume placed almost perfectly on a slope. The Sego Lilies were coming out in force … Continue reading

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June 02, 2013

Hang on to your paws, cuz I got a lot of photos on this post. Dad and I took advantage of a beautiful morning to visit Toadstool Geological Park, our first visit this year. It sure was great to see … Continue reading

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June 01, 2013

Isn’t this so much better?!!! We finally got a day with more sun than clouds. Dad and I took advantage of it by hiking 7 miles on the Mickelson Trail, starting at Lien Quarry. I even found some Bluebells, which … Continue reading

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