Marty’s photo of the day #3603: In the marriage advice chapter of my latest book, Hits, Heathens, and Hippos: Stories from an Agent, Activist, and Adventurer, I talk about how Deb and I have kept our 36-year marriage fresh by doing spontaneous things. Examples include suddenly deciding to travel to all seven-continents, moving to Montana […]
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Month: May 2021
Marty’s photo of the day #3602: I love watching birds move in massive flocks. It’s amazing how they can instantly change directions and seemingly do so without touching each other. When humans get together and do the same thing, someone usually gets trampled. These are red-necked phalaropes, photographed at the Great Salt Lake, in Utah.
Marty’s photo of the day #3600: Deb and I were just talking about returning to Australia. This time for a month. Bonnie, the silver wallaroo, is now full-grown and has been returned to the wild—so holding her will be out of the question—but if we go, I’m sure we’ll find something equally cute to hold.
Marty’s photo of the day #3599: You are looking at a glacier between mountaintops, high in the Swiss Alps.
Marty’s photo of the day #3598: Like most of the animals on Antarctica, skuas have very little fear of people. That’s because the animals down there have only had a little over one hundred years of exposure to humans. They’ll learn.
Marty’s photo of the day #3597: Red-winged blackbird, photographed in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana.
Marty’s photo of the day #3594: While in Australia, I took a day to do some solo hiking. My goal was to hike up every river and stream within a ten-mile section of northern Queensland coast. Eventually, I’d reach a place like this, where it was too much work to continue upstream. So I’d hang […]
Marty’s photo of the day #3592: When Deb and I went to Zimbabwe to complete the last chapter in my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents, I was determined to see the country on foot, not from the back of a Range Rover. The reason was for moments like this, when […]