Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for Mar. 2012

May 11, 2012

Gotta love Bluebells on a pretty spring day with a basset hound! And when that basset hound is George, why it’s perfect. That would be 2008, if yar wondering. Clouds and clouds and more clouds today. Those weather guys kept … Continue reading

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March 31, 2012

The last day of what dad tells me is the most extraordinary March that he has ever seen. March 2012 ended on a summer note with sun and 80 degrees. Goodness, goodness, compare this to George’s March 2008. George must … Continue reading

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March 30, 2012

Oh puppy! Another beautiful morning in George’s Pasque Flower Patch. It was warm enough to ride the motorcycle too. I’m loving this March 2012. And the Pasque Flowers are so beautiful that I have to sing with joy. It was … Continue reading

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March 29, 2012

Whoa, how about this? Phlox is blooming out at the Basset Arroyos. Even way more early, Golden Pea has come up and is showing the first signs of flowering. One thing that I’ve found is that the 30mm macro lens … Continue reading

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March 28, 2012

Great morning to spend time in George’s Pasque Flower Patch. Thank you George. I talked dad into resting near the squirrel tree. Dad liked all the Pasque Flowers and read and rested. Me, dog oh dog, I didn’t get much … Continue reading

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March 27, 2012

George back in 2009 still had winter with which to contend. But it was a beautiful day with the sun popping over the horizon bringing a glow to George. He and dad took a leisurely walk on Lookout Road in … Continue reading

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March 26, 2012

Low clouds were hanging over George’s Pasque Flower Patch this morning. Kinda gloomy if you know what I’m barking. But, I thought it a good morning to try out the flash and the NEX-7. Well, you can judge the results … Continue reading

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March 25, 2012

Everybody loves a Pasque Flower, right? Just ask this little spider, if you don’t believe me. Dad and I spent much of the day in George’s Pasque Flower Patch. I had great entertainment as a squirrel taunted me from a … Continue reading

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March 24, 2012

They’re blooming in George’s Pasque Flower Patch today! Those Pasque Flowers sure are early this year. I had to get close and look up to the beautiful sky and thank George wherever he might be. “Hey dad!” I woofed. “Do … Continue reading

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March 23, 2012

Nasty jog this morning in heavy fog that got dad and me soaking wet as if it were raining…blah! There was sun in the morning in places higher than Edgemont. For example, we had a darn nice walk on the … Continue reading

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March 22, 2012

Would you believe another pristine spring day? Who would have guessed? I caught the sun just starting to illuminate this Pasque Flower overlooking Basset Bottom Gulch. No matter how you look at the little Pasque Flowers they do make for … Continue reading

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March 21, 2012

Yet again a wonderful spring day. Love’em! Dad and I stopped by the rail yard. 5971 was basking in the early morning sun. These newer locomotives shutdown automatically and restart automatically (for charging air and such). 5971 was in shutdown … Continue reading

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March 20, 2012

Greetings to the first day of spring! For most of the day we had a beautiful sky and pleasant spring temperatures. It’s dry dust out there, but dad and I aren’t complaining about that! Dad and I went to the … Continue reading

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March 19, 2012

It was a bright… and windy… morning at the Basset Arroyos. It’s neat here in Edgemont when you can get up on a lookout and see birds flying at your level like these ducks did while I was looking around … Continue reading

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March 18, 2012

Wonderful sunrise on our jog this morning… but even better, a fully blooming Pasque Flower on March 18th! Astounding! Ya just gotta get close to ’em. Enjoy, enjoy. They’re early on the full sun Red Canyon Peninsula. Pasque Flowers and … Continue reading

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March 17, 2012

Oh puppy! When you got a summer day like today then you’ve got to get the motorcycle out and go riding! Um, dad are you listening to me? He did listen to me. Good thing. We headed to Wind Cave … Continue reading

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March 16, 2012

On a early summer like day, it was a training day for dad and me; training as in watching trains. 5971 has been hanging out in the Edgemont yard for about a month now. It’s been the workhorse of yard … Continue reading

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March 15, 2012

George had a pretty nice sunrise in 2008 as he and dad jogged the ponds. I took this photo of dad and me as we jogged the ponds today. 😀 Dad and I are good pards even in our shadows. … Continue reading

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March 14, 2012

Met up with my petite basset friend, Anne, as dad and I were nearing the house after our early morning jog. She’s pure basset, no doubt about that. You’d never guess the deep woof heard in the neighborhood comes from … Continue reading

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March 13, 2012

Under a Ponderosa Sky dad and I hiked to Summit Tree Camp to compare the colors again between the Sony NEX-7 and the Canon 50D. I’ll tell ya that it takes a lot of concentration, but I’m up to it. … Continue reading

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March 12, 2012

Another magnificent spring day! Just keep’em coming is what I woof. Dad and I basked in the sun at Cheyenne Valley View. While there I compared the size of the Sony NEX-7 to the Canon T2i, which is smaller than … Continue reading

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March 11, 2012

The Meadowlarks were in full song this morning on our jog. Welcome back to them! It was another spring day here. Dad and I had a sunny morning, but the clouds rolled in for the afternoon. We hiked Circle View … Continue reading

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March 10, 2012

What a beautiful spring day – 70 degrees with clear skies!!! Dad and I got the motorcycle out and took a ride to the Dairy Queen in Hot Springs. I am so pumped with this nice weather! Okay, okay, I’m … Continue reading

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March 09, 2012

After our jog, on this beautiful spring day, dad and I headed to Igloo Bridge for some train action. While there we walked through Igloo. I met up with my friend Sassy. She’s great fun! Dog oh dog, did I … Continue reading

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March 08, 2012

Beautiful day, so you know what that means… tough hiking for this Porter. (Don’t beseeching eyes count for anything?) We took Indian Paintbrush Trail and then headed to Yucca Flats Butte. Tough slopes but I had a great time. Barking … Continue reading

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March 07, 2012

Blah, blah, blah!!! That’s the way the morning started with overcast skies and wind blowing moisture around. Dad and I walked Old Hwy 85 and actually caught some sun, but then we went back to Edgemont and the clouds. Wow, … Continue reading

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March 06, 2012

Warm day today, very spring like, though the sun was a rare commodity. Dad and I hiked off Indian Paint Brush Trail to Prince’s Plume Meadows. It’s a steep drop. Dad had already started but I sat at the top … Continue reading

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March 05, 2012

On a beautiful spring like day, I was thinking of us bassets. Look at George in 2008 as he sped through the snow on Mathias Peak Trail. That’s basset power in motion! At Summit Tree Camp George howled with glee. … Continue reading

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March 04, 2012

Doggoneit! Another morning with way too many clouds. I was worried that we might not get much sun at all. Dad and I got groceries in Hot Springs under a dreary looking sky. Ah, but come the afternoon, things were … Continue reading

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March 03, 2012

As the sun rose into the sky this morning, I was wondering if our Lady Moguls basketball team would win this evening and go to the state finals. While walking on Lookout Road, I wondered the same thing. And our … Continue reading

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March 02, 2012

I can tell ya that if I were a basset wizard, then I use my wizardry to get more sun around here. Abracadabra!!! Now that I’ve woofed that, I’ll tell ya that this morning had a great sky. Up on … Continue reading

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March 01, 2012

Doggone fine morning for hiking Windsong Rise and Basset Back Ridge. On the way, where Elbow Canyon Road splits from Dewey Road, there’s a set of Cottonwood trees that have been the roost of Bald Eagles in the last year. … Continue reading

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