Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for Mar. 2013

May 21, 2013

And yet ANOTHER cloudy, windy, rainy morning. At least the wildflowers were looking nice on Indian Paintbrush Trail. Take the Paintbrush for example. Can’t forget the yellow Primroses either. In the afternoon the sun would pop out now and then, … Continue reading

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March 31, 2013

Darn nice jog on Basset Back Ridge this morning. I spotted this little guy, yup, those first wildflowers of 2013. This got me thinking that there had to be some Pasqueflowers blooming somewhere, right?!!!! I got up on Basset Toadstool … Continue reading

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March 30, 2013

Dad and I headed out after our jog. I was hoping to get some good photos at Pactola Reservoir. The sky, though gloomy at Edgemont, was looking promising north of Custer. At Pactola, what a great scene! “Gotta like it, … Continue reading

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March 29, 2013

I was getting all ready to be depressed as the clouds rolled into Edgemont. Dad and I hiked some on Red Canyon Rim Trail. Then we headed to milepost 23 of the Mickelson Trail, where there was sun, sun, sun. … Continue reading

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March 28, 2013

Darn excellent morning to hike around the Basset Arroyos. I could see for miles. Darn excellent morning for getting up on Howling Rock and see for miles. I also got to nap in the afternoon at Cheyenne Valley View. Darn … Continue reading

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March 27, 2013

What an excellent afternoon for some serious chair spot time at Cheyenne Valley View! And it was an excellent morning to appreciate the colors of Red Canyon Rim Trail. Okay, this one doesn’t have the colors, but I do wonder … Continue reading

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March 26, 2013

I had a Dairy Queen lunch today, so I’m pretty happy about that. I’m also pretty happy that my day wasn’t like George’s day in 2009. There were plenty of clouds but we did get some sun in the morning … Continue reading

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March 25, 2013

After a cold run (4 degrees) on Basset Back Ridge, dad and I hiked to Circle Viewpoint to check on the Pasque Flower activity. None yet! This same spot on March 22, 2012 had lots and lots of beautiful Pasque … Continue reading

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March 24, 2013

On our way to Basset Ridge for our jog dad and I stopped to watch an intermodal train breeze by. Now you might be thinking from this photo that it was a nice spring morning. If you like 3 degrees … Continue reading

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March 23, 2013

After running at the Basset Arroyos, dad and I decided to hike to John’s Island in the Sky. There was snow up there, but no where near the 6 to 10″ of snow that Rapid City and some of the … Continue reading

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March 22, 2013

George’s March of 2006 was continuing with the winter weather. Along Craven Canyon after his run, George stopped to view all the snow and scenery. “It will melt, dad,” George woofed. “Don’t worry.” I thought that I would have a … Continue reading

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March 21, 2013

This was one of those days where you get about 15 minutes of sun, so you best be quick to get it. Looks like for the next few days the only blue that I’ll see will be on the library … Continue reading

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March 20, 2013

Happy first day of spring! We got sun in the morning and the temperature was very spring like. Since the sky was blue… dad and I headed to Igloo Bridge for some train action. It’s not often four units take … Continue reading

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March 19, 2013

Six years ago George was near Mathias Peak on the lookout for Pronghorns, which had been hanging around the area. When he saw them he perked right up and then was off like a shot. History repeats itself as I … Continue reading

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March 18, 2013

Ponderosa Sky this morning! Arrhh-ooo-o. I got up on Howling Rock to check out my basset territory under the beautiful sky. Good weather always makes me more cheerful (I’m a pretty cheerful all the time. Just ask dad.), so I … Continue reading

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March 17, 2013

So there I was out at the Basset Arroyos thinking of how delicious a double cheeseburger would be, when!… right in front of me one appears from my best and favorite dad! I gave thanks to the basset gods for … Continue reading

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March 16, 2013

I’d be barking up the wrong tree, if I woofed that we had lots of sun today. It snowed on us during our run. I did see my shadow in the afternoon as dad and I watched some trains go … Continue reading

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March 15, 2013

Another day of warm temperatures – 73 degrees. The sun could have been out more, but it was great to be outside anyway. I caught a hazy sun while sitting in my chair at Summit Tree Camp. Pretty sky with … Continue reading

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March 14, 2013

Warm day, today, 73 degrees…nice! Dad said we should celebrate the day by having ME practice basset cute. So, on Howling Rock… And on Portrait Rock… I think that I did a darn good job! It was a perfect day … Continue reading

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March 13, 2013

My day today 2013. George’s day 2006. Ya never know about this place. I’m glad we had the warmer temperatures and some sun. It does make it easier to appreciate any color on Red Canyon Rim Trail and the Gold … Continue reading

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