Category Archives: Porter’s Daily Posts for Oct. 2016

October 31, 2016

Here it is, Halloween, and would you believe that we didn’t get any Trick-or-Treaters. Not one! What’s with that? Well, at least Porter’s Popular was in its Halloween best on this beautiful fall day. And at least there is one … Continue reading

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October 30, 2016

We didn’t get all the sun that had been forecast. I did get a bit of golden light at Porter’s Popular early in the morning. A lot of yellow and gold, yes? We went to Miyo for breakfast. Dog oh … Continue reading

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October 29, 2016

Yahoo! Sun this morning for Porter’s Popular. That sure put a cheerful hop and skip in my early morning walk. Dad and I wandered back to Porter’s Popular at the end of the walk to take some more photos now … Continue reading

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October 28, 2016

Bark about way too many clouds today. Here I was hoping to spend some quality sun time by Porter’s Popular. Alas, all I could do was use flash. We didn’t get much sun, but you can bet when we did … Continue reading

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October 27, 2016

I’m hoping Porter’s Popular will be darn pretty to look at in the next few days. It’s got more fall leaves now. I gots to woof to you that this sure has been a super fall. I never mentioned before … Continue reading

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October 26, 2016

Those beautiful days of Fall 2016 just keep on coming. I sure love the blue skies this fall. But there’s no denying that it is dry, dry, dry on the land around Castle Rock. I kick up the dust whenever … Continue reading

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October 25, 2016

Happy Ponderosa Thicket Day! George started Ponderosa Thicket Day in 2008. That was a good year for Ponderosa Thicket. Sadly, Ponderosa Thicket (as I’ve woofed before) burned badly in White Draw Fire of 2012. Ponderosa Thicket Day of 2008 was … Continue reading

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October 24, 2016

Would you believe that I’ve gained almost 10 pounds? Wonder how much of that is from Wendy’s cheeseburgers? You can bet that mom made sure I had a Wendy’s cheeseburger for dinner today. This is the life. I’ll bet George … Continue reading

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October 23, 2016

Let’s get to those Cubs on Tuesday! But I’ll have to wait. That’s okay, cuz the weather is beautiful today… plus I went visiting, visiting Eli and Sydney. Here’s Eli. Here’s Sydney. There were lots of eats! And there were … Continue reading

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October 22, 2016

Dog oh dog, the trees sure are losing all their leaves. Matter of fact, there’s very few leaves in the trees. Yup, they’re mainly on the ground now. Goodbye fall colors. We started out the day by going to Miyo. … Continue reading

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October 21, 2016

Mom had to go into Denver today, so my first decision of the day is do I wear my Cubs hat downtown Denver? It might cause some problems since Coloradoans can be pretty uptight about their sports teams. Mom suggested … Continue reading

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October 20, 2016

Go Cubs! Go Cubs! Go Cubs! That’s worth repeating! Go Cubs! And were the bats alive this evening and the pitching great? Yes, they were. Arrhhooo-ooo!!!! Just think, if they win on Saturday, the Cubs will have won the National … Continue reading

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October 19, 2016

Darn nice day today. And the Cubs batters finally came alive. It’s about time! Whoosh! It’s great to see a Cubs hitter smack one out of the park! Dog oh dog, I’ll be a happy basset indeed, if those Cubbies … Continue reading

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October 18, 2016

Happy Ears to the Wind Day!!!!! Much as I tried, we just didn’t have enough wind to get those basset ears a flying. Not even out in the open. That doesn’t mean I didn’t get to celebrate big time! Mom … Continue reading

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October 17, 2016

Porter’s Popular is finally showing some signs of changing color. If I take the photo in two color mode, it’s much easier to see the fall color. Lots of clouds on our early morning walk. Come the second walk later … Continue reading

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October 16, 2016

Bark about a lot of early morning clouds. We had about 10 seconds to snap this shot. Those clouds hung around for awhile, but after we had a great breakfast at Miyo, the clouds moved south. Dog oh dog, the … Continue reading

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October 15, 2016

Darn nice morning to get out and enjoy the fall colors. Funny though, Porter’s Popular still hasn’t changed color. After a hearty breakfast at Burger King, I was ready for some more walking. Mom took us to the trail on … Continue reading

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October 14, 2016

Dog oh dog, there wasn’t much time for these photos, since the clouds soon covered the sun. But, you got to love the soft colors and bokeh of the 200mm lens. By the time the sun came out again, the … Continue reading

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October 13, 2016

The problem with wide angle lenses is that they do make dog noses, well um, kinda ridiculous looking. You know that I’m a handsome guy. A guy with all the right proportions. The wide angle lens on my paws isn’t … Continue reading

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October 12, 2016

Dog oh dog, what a dream I was having on this gloomy morning. Wait a minute, this isn’t a dream!!! Come on dad, let me have some of those M&M’s. Sigh, all dad wants is a Porter and the M&M’s … Continue reading

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October 11, 2016

This is what it really looks like on the trail near the condos. Some people call it Power Line Trail for obvious reasons. You can hear these high voltage lines popping and snapping with electricity. It’s kinda spooky when you … Continue reading

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October 10, 2016

Beautiful fall colors still coming on line. For whatever reason, Porter’s Popular is still green. Guess it’s tough like me. Of course, I couldn’t resist getting a little Cubby action in on the fall colors. The Cubs game is soon … Continue reading

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October 09, 2016

So, do you think the Chicago Cubs will win the World Series? Bark about a cursed team. The Cubs have not won the World Series in 107 years, and they have not won the National League pennant in 71 years. … Continue reading

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October 08, 2016

The Sony A6000/Sigma 60mm combination did so well yesterday, I thought why not compare the combination to the Sony A7rII with the Sony 90mm macro. The A7rII and 90mm lens are about as sharp as it gets in the digital … Continue reading

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October 07, 2016

Our first big frost of the season. Kinda late for the first frost. Sure has been a warm and wonderful fall! Lots of blue sky and sun too! I love it! On our second walk of the morning, I took … Continue reading

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October 06, 2016

It rained this morning, so my walk was delayed until 10:30 in the morning. We didn’t get much rain, so the grass is bone dry except for where the Castle Rockins water the heck out of it. I didn’t go … Continue reading

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October 05, 2016

Top of the world to ya, George. Nothing like Howling Rock on a fine 2008 fall day. It was a pretty darn nice fall day here, too. I took the Sony A7rII with the 90mm macro lens out for some … Continue reading

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October 04, 2016

Time to hit the trail! Besides looking for Prairie Dogs, I wanted some photos with me in the fall colors. I brought along the Sony A6300 with the 70-200mm lens and the Sony A6000 with the 30mm macro lens. Here’s … Continue reading

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October 03, 2016

Dog oh dog, what a lovely day. No wind, cool temperatures, and lots and lots of sun…perfect for my walk. It’s the kind of morning for taking photos of the plants giving way from summer into autumn. Hey, what’s this?!!! … Continue reading

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October 02, 2016

Happy Sheriff George Day!!!!! This is the 10th anniversary of Sheriff George day. How about that? There’s no doubt that Sheriff George was and is an iconic symbol of Edgemont. So you’re probably wondering what I did to celebrate Sheriff … Continue reading

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October 01, 2016

Hey, it’s the first day of October. I’m feeling pretty good. Wonder when Porter’s Popular Tree is going to change to its fall colors? Guess it won’t change until the Prairie Coneflowers are done blooming. This is what happens when … Continue reading

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