Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for Oct. 2011

October 31, 2011

Marion left today…I was very upset! When I got back from our jog, I ran through the house looking for her. Then I jumped up on the couch and whined as I waited for her to return. Dad did keep … Continue reading

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October 30, 2011

I stood proudly on Statue Hoodoo in the late afternoon sun. “I did it! I did it!!!!” What I did is finally capture me catching air! Yup, that would be all four paws in the air. I’m a racing basset … Continue reading

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October 29, 2011

Magnificent day at Toadstool Park with Marion and Darin. The sun came out at the right time, and wow oh wow, what a great place for a hike. I found a toadstool that is just my size. Quite the perfect … Continue reading

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October 28, 2011

What’ll it be, buddy? After visiting Two Bar’s yesterday, it got me thinking that I could setup a truly unique bar out at the Gold Rocks. The bar counter is already there, a beautiful backdrop, and superb ambiance. Now all … Continue reading

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October 27, 2011

Two Bar’s, Two Bar’s!!! Dog oh dog, do I love having lunch at Two Bar’s, which is where Marion, dad, and I had lunch today. Before lunch I had a great time hiking to John’s Island. Dad and I hadn’t … Continue reading

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October 26, 2011

We took another look at the Basset Back Ridge fire area today with Marion. I was in a prancing mood, what with the cool weather and clearing skies. We wandered around Basset Back Ridge. Great place for me now, cuz … Continue reading

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October 25, 2011

Cold, gloomy day today. But Marion sure brightened the day up for me. We took a walk on the Mickelson Trail in the morning. I did find decent fall colors even under the gray sky. Burgers at Remember When, yum. … Continue reading

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October 24, 2011

Marion’s here! Marion’s here! Yup, she came in today, just to see me and bring me treats. How about that? Well, I could woof a long story about my day, but I’ve got plenty to do right now. However, I … Continue reading

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October 23, 2011

In town, the trees are starting to peak with fall color. This is really late in the season. Not that I’m complaining, since I’m willing to see the winter be shorter for a longer fall. Pretty darn nice day, so … Continue reading

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October 22, 2011

So like, there I am on Howling Rock this morning, when I woofed to dad, “Hey, how about a treat for me, please?” He throws a banana at it me! What’s with that?!!! Dad’s chuckling the whole time. Well, I … Continue reading

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October 21, 2011

It’s time to show off the new pavement at the airport. It’s the best dog run in the US of A! And do I look good on this million dollar dog run? You betcha!!! Look at my tail so proudly … Continue reading

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October 20, 2011

Quite the nice late October day today. Dad and I hiked out to Lonesome Tree to see if the leaves were changing to yellow on it. They are. And around noon, we walked on the Mickelson Trail to catch some … Continue reading

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October 19, 2011

Under a deep azure sky, dad and I hiked down into Sheep Canyon again. We were looking for the trees with the most color. I found them, yes I did. Yup, these Aspens were putting on a pretty good show. … Continue reading

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October 18, 2011

Dad and I were sauntering along the Mickelson Trail this morning when my ears caught the sound of B1 bombers. I peeped up to the sky and sure enough there they were. I let dad know right away, “Look, up … Continue reading

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October 17, 2011

You know, a hamburger goes terrifically well with a breezy, fall day on the High Plains. Wait a sec! A hamburger goes terrifically well anywhere! But, it was extra special this afternoon in the sun, considering the rain soaked us … Continue reading

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October 16, 2011

Another day of fall color! Gotta love it. Even the early morning sky was into the fall color scene. Dad and I got the motorcycle out for a little bit of riding. It’s getting to be that time of the … Continue reading

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October 15, 2011

Some days sure keep a basset busy. Dad and I had a full plate of hiking and hiking and hiking. I had a terrific time. In the afternoon, we spent time with Abigail, Annee, and Ben. We took a hike … Continue reading

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October 14, 2011

Rather ugly morning so I sought out the last of any wildflowers that I could find and hunkered down next them, catching a little bit of color after a dreary, gray morning, don’t you see. Afterwards I pleaded to the … Continue reading

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October 13, 2011

While on Portrait Rock this morning, I was daydreaming about pouncing from the rock onto a mountain lion silly enough to come by while I’m here. Okay, okay, I guess I should give the poor kitty a chance. Yup, in … Continue reading

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October 12, 2011

It occurred to me this morning that you had not seen the other side of the Basset Crossing sign. Well, I needed a rest and a snack after our long jog, so here is the sign with a bit of … Continue reading

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October 11, 2011

The day started out with a luscious sunrise. Dad used the Sony R1 for this photo. The camera doesn’t want to use the AF Illuminator most of the time, so dad is forced into manual focusing in low light conditions. … Continue reading

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October 10, 2011

A coolish, beautiful fall day. The trees are dropping their leaves in Edgemont. I took time for an after jog snack and appreciated the change in the weather. Later in the morning dad and I walked the Mickelson Trail and … Continue reading

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October 09, 2011

Foggy, drizzly morning today…blah. Dad and I didn’t get soaked while outside, but it wasn’t dry either. Well, the sky to the west actually had some sun this evening, so here’s hoping for tomorrow. While out and about, dad and … Continue reading

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October 08, 2011

Don’t even ask me about all the rain today. Nonetheless, it was a good day for watching all sorts of action. Like checking out the deer this morning along Paintbrush Trail. Dad had the 50mm lens on the T2i camera. … Continue reading

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October 07, 2011

Whew! A wild, windy day today. Much, much more sun than yesterday, but the temperature was decidedly fall like. Dad and I got a nice walk along the Mickelson Trail. The fall colors in Sheep Canyon aren’t going to be … Continue reading

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October 06, 2011

Lots and lots of clouds today. The temperature wasn’t too bad, but our October summer days are gone. We did have some sun…briefly. During one of those moments of sun, I spent some time in the backyard waiting for the … Continue reading

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October 05, 2011

Here I come; walking down the trail; got the funniest look you’ll ever see. Hey, hey, I’m the Porter… lol! Trail provided by the Mickelson Trail. Photo provided by dad. Nice, warm October day provided by…um, whomever. Funny looks provided … Continue reading

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October 04, 2011

Dad and I took a hike on the Mickelson Trail this morning. The colors are nudging towards their peak in Sheep Canyon. Way back in 2002, George was also enjoying the Mickelson Trail. He got up on Lookout Rock to … Continue reading

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October 03, 2011

I am so loving these summer days! You know it means motorcycle rides to get good things to eat like hot fudge sundaes. Hey it’s October 3rd, is this awesome or what?! This morning on our hike, I was giggling … Continue reading

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October 02, 2011 – Sheriff George Day!

Love the fall colors under a deep blue sky. Even better than the fall colors, I love good things to eat in fall colors! Another 90 degree October day. Goodness, goodness, dad and I are enjoying while we can. The … Continue reading

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October 01, 2011

Oct 1st and 90 degrees! Jeez, who would guess? It’s summer, summer, summer. My good buddy Darin went along with us for a hike to Mathias Peak Lookout. It was a hot hike for this Porter basset, but I had … Continue reading

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