Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for May 2013

May 31, 2013

I’m in Black Mica Cave near Sylvan Lake. Darn dark inside the cave. It didn’t help that it was a darn dark and gloomy day. Nothing like color from the sun and your favorite basset hound. Just ask George in … Continue reading

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May 30, 2013

“Happy rainbows to you, dad!” George woofed to dad on May 30, 2009. “Pretty darn beautiful, right dad?” I got a rainbow today too! How about that? Dad and I saw it on our jog. Our first photo of it … Continue reading

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May 29, 2013

Wish I could say the day was as beautiful as it was on Rocky Ford Road in the afternoon. Nope, it wasn’t a sunny day, more like this most of the day. The Primroses are still providing sunshine, so that’s … Continue reading

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May 28, 2013

This is more like it, Beardtongue under a blue sky out at the Basset Arroyos. The Butte Candles were looking darn nice too. You gotta admit that the Primroses sure are doing well on Indian Paintbrush Trail. Exquisite! The Primroses … Continue reading

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May 27, 2013

Bark about a scruffy morning…geez! The white Primrose is coming along nicely as were the clouds. And look at the afternoon! That’s more like it. Despite those morning clouds, dad and I took advantage of the Canon 5D II and … Continue reading

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May 26, 2013

George’s 2008 morning was pretty darn gloomy, but at least he had the wildflowers to brighten up the day. Dad and I left Edgemont, where the sun was shining, to do a tour at the Wild Horse Sanctuary. Bark about … Continue reading

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May 25, 2013

Seven years ago George was finishing up his early morning run as he chugged down Elbow Canyon Road. It was warm and humid, so George felt a bit tired; however he still had energy in hopes of spotting a Pronghorn. … Continue reading

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May 24, 2013

I had to hang out by myself this morning at the Wild Horse Sanctuary; I didn’t like that! But I did like dad coming back and getting me lunch at Dave and Kelly’s cafe. That’s a brat in front of … Continue reading

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May 23, 2013

Four years ago George’s day was filled with that stunning display of 2009 Wallflowers. Not so many Wallflowers this year by any means, but the Lambstongue is looking pretty good. There is some Vetch too. But the beauty prize has … Continue reading

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May 22, 2013

Dog oh dog, the weather stunk again today. Sure would be nice to have some sun. Thank goodness the Primroses were looking mighty fine. As was the Paintbrush. I found this beautiful Beardtongue on Red Canyon Rim Trail. And I … Continue reading

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May 20, 2013

Another brutal, windy, cloudy day. What’s with that? And of course it rained some too. The moisture does get the grass looking elegantly green, that is when there is some sun Dad and I spent some time at the Wild … Continue reading

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May 19, 2013

Soggy, cloudy May day. When we did get sun I sure took advantage of it. Dad and I walked along the Fall River in Hot Springs with some sun. See the waterfall in the background, yeah, it’s small, so squint. … Continue reading

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May 18, 2013

It was darn cloudy when dad and I visited Windsong Rise Descent, but the Golden Pea sure made up for the lack of sun. Dad and I did get some sun at the airport. I moved from wildflower to wildflower … Continue reading

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May 17, 2013

Kind of a repeat of Wednesday’s post…those yellow flowers again. The Golden Pea is stunning this year. The Groundsel has started to bloom and is looking darn good for a beautiful display. Meanwhile the Wallflowers are coming into their own. … Continue reading

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May 16, 2013

After our jog I thought the day was turning out pretty doggone well. We had out the Land Rover, that’s good. Then dad bought me a flatbread breakfast sandwich. That’s really good! Then we stopped by to visit Agnes and … Continue reading

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May 15, 2013

Everything was coming up yellow on the fine morning of this day. Everything except for some purple wildflowers. You gotta love that Golden Pea, and it’s nice to see the Wallflowers are more numerous this year compared to last year. … Continue reading

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May 14, 2013

George’s day in 2009 promised plenty of clouds as George surveyed the weather from Howling Rock. Those clouds made for a grand photo for George in the evening. “Not bad, huh dad?” Not bad at all George! We had another … Continue reading

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May 13, 2013

Bark about a summer’s afternoon, 92 degrees! Jeez, we just got over winter for dog’s sakes. Pretty sky though. And the evening was perfect for enjoying a walk and the sunset at the airport. My morning could have been better, … Continue reading

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May 12, 2013

Arrhhooo-oo! There are Pasqueflowers blooming in George’s Pasqueflower Patch. It’s not nearly as many as the last four years, but looking good, yes very good! Since the Pasqueflowers are blooming so late there are many Star Lilies along the way. … Continue reading

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May 11, 2013

Dad and I spent the morning and early afternoon at the Wild Horse Sanctuary. The Golden Pea is looking darn nice over that way. I think that they’ve had more precipitation than what we’ve gotten in Edgemont. Hey, do you … Continue reading

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May 10, 2013

Happy Classy Classic Basset Day! We all know this is dad’s second favorite photo of George. Back on that day in 2007 George and dad used the Sony DSC-R1 as well for this photo shoot. But it was the Canon … Continue reading

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May 09, 2013

So guess what photo is the May 2013 calendar photo? Yup, this photo of George with Wallflowers at the airport in 2007. George had a nice day in 2007, but 2006 wasn’t nearly so nice. It didn’t rain on George … Continue reading

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May 08, 2013

Another day of fine spring weather and wildflowers. What do you think? Doesn’t get much better than this, though a hamburger right here would make it the best of things. I stopped for the Golden Pea on Basset Back Ridge. … Continue reading

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May 07, 2013

Gotta post this photo of George’s 2006 morning again. It’s a dad favorite. George had other photos with the little Star Lily too. Like George seven years ago, I ran on Windsong Rise and Basset Back Ridge. And also, I … Continue reading

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May 06, 2013

Yahoo!!! A mighty fine day for the Pasqueflowers and Porter at Windsong Rise Descent. Gorgeous, aren’t they? It’s not just Pasqueflowers. Give me sun, blue sky, nice temperatures, and wildflowers and I’m at my best. Yes, indeedy. George was at … Continue reading

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May 05, 2013

George was looking at the last of the Pasqueflowers in George’s Pasqueflower Patch on the afternoon of 2008. The blooms were finished and the seeds had started. Still very few Pasqueflowers this year in George’s Pasqueflower Patch. There are other … Continue reading

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May 04, 2013

It’s about time!!! Pasqueflowers in number. And of all places on Windsong Rise Descent. Dad and I were very happy, so we got carried away on the photos. But basset and Pasqueflowers are always worth lots of photos! George was … Continue reading

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May 03, 2013

Another excellent morning to walk the Mickelson Trail. And a nice afternoon to hop on the motorcycle. Too bad the road construction prevented us from checking out George’s Pasqueflower Patch. This was George’s favorite leash – “Bone to Ride.” I … Continue reading

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May 02, 2013

Bark about an excellent morning for walking on the Mickelson Trail. Dog oh dog, do I ever wish we had more weather like this. Come the afternoon clouds were rolling in, but the sky was pretty interesting. And good news, … Continue reading

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May 01, 2013

Massively cloudy day, but we didn’t get any snow in Edgemont. Dad and I did look for some Pasqueflowers. If you know where to look then you’ll find them, but there are so few. Things are changing at the abandoned … Continue reading

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