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Monthly archives for July, 2017

If . . . (part 8)

If . . . (part 8)

If you think open carrying a gun on city streets makes you a big man, you really need to look down more often.

If . . . (part 7)

If . . . (part 7)

If Republicans can claim global warming is a hoax, I can claim the Second Amendment is a hoax.

Why did the elephant cross the road?

Why did the elephant cross the road?

Marty’s photo of the day #2235: Why did the elephant cross the road? (Photographed on the island of Borneo).

If . . . (part 6)

If . . . (part 6)

If Donald Trump thinks he can stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and not lose any voters, did the cops tell him which black man to shoot?

If . . . (part 5)

If . . . (part 5)

If you enjoyed Donald Trump’s fake video of himself beating up a CNN reporter, imagine how much CNN is going to enjoy the real video of Trump perp-walking into Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary.

Leaving Iquitos

Leaving Iquitos

Marty’s photo of the day #2234: I took this photo as Deb and I departed Iquitos, Peru to commence a 70 mile-long journey down the Amazon River to a research station. Iquitos has a population of 300,000 people, and there are no roads in or out of the city. The only way to get to […]

If . . . (part 4)

If . . . (part 4)

If you believe Donald Trump is sane enough to be president of the United States, you must also believe Dr. Hannibal Lecter is sane enough to be your liver transplant surgeon.

If . . . (part 3)

If . . . (part 3)

If you can pull for the Republican Party because they are middle class champions, I can pull for the Minnesota Vikings because they are Super Bowl champions.

Being artsy

Being artsy

Marty’s photo of the day #2233: I don’t remember much about this photo, except that I took it in Canada, north of the Arctic Circle, and I was trying to be artsy.

If you can . . . (part 2)

If you can . . . (part 2)

If you can watch Fox News for their accurate reporting, I can watch Arnold Schwarzenegger movies for their superb acting.

If you can . . .

If you can . . .

If you can support Donald Trump and call yourself a Christian, I can eat fish and call myself a vegan.

Wild turkey

Wild turkey

Marty’s photo of the day #2232: Deb: “Marty, there are a bunch of wild turkeys behind the garage. One lied down in the grass, and now it looks just like a log.” I didn’t see that turkey until she stood up right in front of me.

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