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A pair of badgers

A pair of badgers

Marty’s photo of the day #3806: Badgers, photographed in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana.

Trump displays in Minnesota

Trump displays in Minnesota

Marty’s photo of the day #3805: I haven’t posted for a while because I have been so busy on my North Dakota/Minnesota college speaking tour. Today’s photo is of a house I passed on the highway just outside of Hutchinson, Minnesota. Even in liberal Minnesota, when you get into the country there are still Trump […]

Kuching at night

Kuching at night

Marty’s photo of the day #3804: The city of Kuching, in the state of Sarawak, in the country of Malaysia, on the island of Borneo—at night.

Venice at night

Venice at night

Marty’s photo of the day #3803: Venice at night.

Cathedral Viejo

Cathedral Viejo

Marty’s photo of the day #3802: This is a corner of the Cathedral Viejo in Plasencia, Spain. All the disturbing images lining the outside of the church were enough to give people nightmares. Perhaps the designers of this Catholic church were being honest about the many thousands of predator priests who create such nightmares inside […]

Desert in bloom

Desert in bloom

Marty’s photo of the day #3801: Here’s a shot from several years ago, when I had a break between college speaking tours in Arizona and California: the Sonoran Desert in bloom.

Monkey frog

Monkey frog

Marty’s photo of the day #3800: Monkey frog, photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.

Anhinga

Anhinga

Marty’s photo of the day #3799: Anhinga, photographed in the Everglades.

Hiking with the Spanish ibex

Hiking with the Spanish ibex

Marty’s photo of the day #3798: Today we travel to the western side of Spain to hike with a Spanish ibex.

Thanks to all . . . except the skunk

Thanks to all . . . except the skunk

Marty’s photo of the day #3797: Nellie thanks everyone for all the birthday wishes yesterday—except the skunk! Yes, last night I took Nellie outside for her final pee break before bedtime. She’s really good about staying in sight at night, but last night I stepped into the garage just long enough to toss a bottle […]

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