Marty’s photo of the day #3991: Last week, the forest surrounding Deb’s and my house was dotted white with serviceberry bush flowers. This week, yellow takes its turn with arrowleaf balsamroot flowers dotting our forest. Next on the list are blue lupines.
Monthly archives for May, 2022
Marty’s photo of the day #3988: Peacocks are not native to Montana, but they sure do well here. For fifteen or more years, Deb and I have enjoyed catching glimpses of the elusive peacocks that live in the Essen Wildlife Refuge that surrounds our house. And each year we collect the feathers they leave behind.
Marty’s photo of the day #3986: When Deb and I canoed across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, campsites became less and less desirable as we neared the Arctic Ocean. This one was my least favorite. We called it Camp Desolation, because it featured little more than hard, rocky ground and biting wind off the Arctic […]
Marty’s photo of the day #3984: If I look out my second floor writing room window, the land drops into a forest of lodgepole pine, ponderosa pine, and serviceberry bushes. The serviceberry bushes are in full-bloom, but to properly appreciate the scene in a photograph, the photo would have to be much larger than a […]
Marty’s photo of the day #3982: If you follow my posts, you know that I often post pictures of exotic animals I have photographed all over the world. Today is dedicated to one of the least exotic animals I’ve photographed. But she’s soooooo cute! (Photographed on the Essen Wildlife Refuge in Montana)
Marty’s photo of the day #3978: For the cover of the first edition of my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents, my wife, Deb, took over two hundred photos of me with tailless whip-scorpions crawling up my face. Even though we switched covers after the first edition sold out, traveling back […]
Marty’s photo of the day #3976: Deb and I had tickets to see Halestorm and Evanescence in Portland, Oregon on November 5, 2021, but it was an indoor concert and the COVID-19 pandemic was in the midst of yet another surge. So we chickened out and reluctantly sold our tickets. This summer, we get another […]