Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for May 2016

June 10, 2016

Don’t tell me we still have over 400 miles to go before getting home…dog oh dog, I’d like to snooze away the car trip. But I did get up since breakfast was calling. Before leaving Huron, South Dakota, mom drove … Continue reading

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June 09, 2016

Time to head home! Good thing I got some Chai to help me with the long drive. We picked mom up and drove out of Maple Grove just before noon. We took the two lane roads for a change of … Continue reading

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May 31, 2016

Dog oh dog, we sure are having some great mornings for our run. This morning we took Basset1 up Elbow Canyon Road for our run. Basset1 is still running like a champ. I like how I can hang my head … Continue reading

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May 20, 2016

Another darn nice morning to be up early, in this case a run for dad and me. I checked in on the Wallflowers on Ears to the Wind Ridge. Past peak but still looking good. Now the Lilies are coming … Continue reading

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May 29, 2016

Like yesterday, we were up early to get over to see the horses. While looking for Sierra, I did find some Gromwell to view. Whew! I missed breakfast again, and I was darn hungry. I asked mom to help before … Continue reading

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May 28, 2016

The first thing this morning we went over to the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary. Dad needed to take some Mustang of the Month photos. Not that it was all Mustang of the Month. I snapped this shot as the … Continue reading

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May 27, 2016

Not as much sun this morning for our run, but Circle Viewpoint still had a view that couldn’t be beat. Over on Windsong Rise, I spent some quality time with the Goatsbeard. Goatsbeard is having a good year, and that’s … Continue reading

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May 26, 2016

How about this? Yup, a magnificent morning for our run to Circle Viewpoint. We got some Goatsbeard growing along the way… and some Fleabane. By the time of our return from Windsong Rise on Elbow Canyon Road, I was getting … Continue reading

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May 25, 2016

We started our run with some clear sky at the airport. And then one of those freaky Edgemont weather things happened; fog moved in for about 15 minutes. Bark about the weather is always changing around here. I woofed about … Continue reading

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May 24, 2016

Dog oh dog, is this heaven or what?!!! Here I am running on the trail to Circle Viewpoint. Bark about a great morning. How about a little Gromwell to make it even better? And a little Wallflower? Yup, it can’t … Continue reading

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May 23, 2016

Yippee!!! Here I am in Edgemont! Yup, took a run at the airport on a gorgeous morning. Edgemont means BNSF trains, so I had to go looking for them. It’s not a passenger train; it’s the BNSF track testing train. … Continue reading

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May 22, 2016

Do you think I’ll be looking as hot as George did on Elbow Canyon Road back in 2006? It’s the end of his Basset Back Ridge run, and Basset1 isn’t far away. I’m sure I’ll have some hot times coming … Continue reading

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May 21, 2016

Dog oh dog, a darn nice run for this Porter basset. It’s the type of run where the morning is beautiful, getting close to too warm, the sun is shining, and the wildflowers are blooming. Now the big question is, … Continue reading

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May 20, 2016

Woofs to live by, “Sleep well, eat well, and enjoy the great outdoors.” You’re probably wondering who woofed that. That who would be I, Porter basset. Then again, maybe George woofed it first? May 20, 2006

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May 19, 2016

Dog oh dog, look at this. Golden Pea and Bluebells together. I’ll have to get close and personal with these beauties. Yup, that’s nice. As you can see, we had a darn nice morning for our run. The day wasn’t … Continue reading

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May 18, 2016

Well, it’s about time we got some sun! Still darn muddy out on our run, but I was in a cheerful mood because of the sun and the wildflowers and the treats. Yikes! What the heck?!!! Those would be bear … Continue reading

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May 16, 2016

Blah! Nasty, cold, wet day. It isn’t any fun at all being out in this weather. At least dad got me a Smash Burger burger for dinner. A basset needs some cheer when in the Castle Rock weather. So how … Continue reading

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May 15, 2016

Good thing for the wildflowers since the Castle Rock gloomy weather continues. We did get a smidgen of sun in the afternoon. I took advantage of that. When the sun shines, I could fall asleep in these wildflowers. Nice, very … Continue reading

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May 14, 2016

Bark about a dreary morning. Good thing I had the wildflowers to keep me cheery. Since the weather wasn’t all that great, I helped mom with the new laptop that I gave to her. This laptop is fast and tough … Continue reading

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May 13, 2016

Who’s that handsome basset with the wildflowers? “Wink, wink…” Yes, it’s me, Porter basset! Darn cloudy on our run, but the Golden Pea brighten things up for me. We did get some sun later in the morning, so it wasn’t … Continue reading

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May 12, 2016

Darn excellent day today. Our run was great! Our late morning walk was great too. Spring weather sure can be bad, but there’s no denying the season is the best for wildflowers. In the evening we headed to Highlands Ranch … Continue reading

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May 11, 2016

You gotta love an early morning run where one can stop and smell the wildflowers. Definitely nice! Dad will tell you that even better than wildflowers is a basset with the wildflowers. I have to agree! Later in the morning … Continue reading

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May 10, 2016

We didn’t get much sun today, but I sure took advantage of the little bit of sun shining on our run. You can see those darn clouds moving in. I snapped a photo of the Indian Paintbrush just before the … Continue reading

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May 09, 2016

We got some blue sky on our run this morning. That made me feel good. Later in the morning I spotted this Indian Paintbrush, newly arrived. Should be a lot of them flowering soon. Out over the blue skies of … Continue reading

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May 08, 2016

Hey, the Hawkweed is up and standing tall. Right there amongst the Bluebells. We got some blue sky today, but not much sun for all that. Then we got a little bit of thunder in the afternoon. Mom and dad … Continue reading

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May 07, 16

Good thing I had wildflowers on this dreary, cloudy Saturday. Over at Sota’s place there still are some Pasqueflowers. I hate to say goodbye to them for the year, but that time is coming soon. You can bet the Golden … Continue reading

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May 06, 2016

Darn nice morning for our run. I’m seeing more of those spring wildflowers, like Loco Weed. Can’t forget the Star Lilies either. The day clouded up in the afternoon, but it still managed to get over 80 degrees (86 degrees … Continue reading

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May 05, 2016

Gonna be a warm one today. The Bluebells will love it. Heck! I’ll love it! And it did get quite warm, 85 degrees. Edgemont got up to 89 degrees. Almost summer. Dad and I did try out the new Sony … Continue reading

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May 04, 2016

There’s no doubt about; the Bluebells have no problem with cold and snow. Yup, they come right back. Marvelous wildflower. We finally had some warmth today. I’m not woofing 80 degrees, but with the bright sun it was darn nice … Continue reading

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May 03, 2016

Dog oh dog, that snow was still under paw for my run this morning. Grrr-rrr-rrr! At least there was bright sunshine. Dad and I went over to Sota’s place to do some electrical work this morning. We got done in … Continue reading

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May 02, 2016

Hey! What’s this? That would be sunshine and blue sky! I’ll woof to you that it is a welcome relief after all the stupid clouds and snow in the past few days. Now, if we could just get rid of … Continue reading

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May 01, 2016

Yeah, it’s bad out today. We must’ve received a foot of snow over the last couple of days. It doesn’t help that the wind created drifts. What’s a dog to do? Well, at Sota’s a Porter basset type dog can … Continue reading

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