Marty’s photo of the day #3397: Photographing a toucan in Costa Rica’s rainforest is difficult, because tree branches always seem to be in the way, and if they’re not, then the lighting is inconsistent. Sometimes you just have to go artsy.
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Month: October 2020
Donald Trump’s new hairstylist
When Martyman—ever the entrepreneur—learned that Donald Trump had deducted $70,000.00 from his tax returns for hairstyling, he shouted, “I can do that!” And since action figures are immune to COVID-19, he applied for the job and got it. Ladies and gentlemen . . . I present to you Donald Trump’s new hairstylist—Martyman!
Look down. No! Look up.
Marty’s photo of the day #3396: When hiking in the rainforest, it’s always important to look down, so you don’t accidently step on a venomous snake. Then again, it’s important to look up too. In this photo, I’m in the rainforest of Borneo, standing underneath a Wagler’s pit viper.
Mother and calf moose
Marty’s photo of the day #3395: Mother and calf moose, hanging out on Deb’s and my property a few years ago.
A curious leopard seal
Hey Mike Pence!
Marty’s photo of the day #3393: Hey Mike Pence! If you’re going to sit around with a bug on your head, at least do it with style. Otherwise people will just think you’re a turd. (Photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru)
Looking down instead of up
Marty’s photo of the day #3392: In the past, I’ve posted photographs I’ve taken while hiking partway up the Matterhorn in Switzerland. Here’s the view looking down instead of looking up. This is the tiny town of Zermatt, at the base of the Matterhorn.
The elephant surprise
Marty’s photo of the day #3391: I was exploring on my own in Zimbabwe, when I heard a series of cracks. I looked to my right, and there was this beautiful elephant. I had a zoom lens on my camera, so I wasn’t as close as this photo looks, but still, I was much closer […]
When Trumpers refuse to wear a mask
Trumpers frequently refuse to wear masks, claiming their right to personal freedom. Yet when it comes to things like a woman’s right to choose or a man’s right to pay for sex or a person’s right to do drugs, then they want to take freedom away. In light of that, I’m seriously considering the following: […]
Fawn in the sun
Marty’s photo of the day #3390: This fawn passed by my outdoor office earlier this year. Sometimes the light is just perfect.
Amazon walking stick
What dogs tell us
Marty’s photo of the day #3388: Since Deb and I moved to Montana’s Bitterroot Valley in 1996, we’ve had multiple dogs, including three adopted from the local animal shelter. We’ll never know for sure what our adopted canine family members went through previously, but they’ve given us a pretty good idea. Our first, Annie, (a […]
Fur seal in the fog
Marty’s photo of the day #3387: An Antarctic fur seal, on a foggy day. Photographed on a tiny island—just off the coast of Antarctica.