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Cactus flower

Cactus flower

Marty’s photo of the day #2354: I photographed this cactus flower in 2013, when I was on a college speaking tour in Arizona. I had completely forgotten about it, until now.

Desert tortoise

Desert tortoise

Marty’s photo of the day #1958: I found this desert tortoise three years ago, while exploring the Mojave National Preserve (on the California-Arizona border). Desert tortoises are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. This one is full grown and will likely live to be 50 to 80 years old. His lips (technically a […]

Gorgeous cactus

Gorgeous cactus

Marty’s photo of the day #1957: I photographed this cactus a few years ago, while exploring a desert along the Arizona-California border.

Red Rocks and Snow

Red Rocks and Snow

Marty’s photo of the day #1662: A few years ago, one of my college speaking tours took me through Arizona. Snow was the last thing I expected driving toward Sedona, but the flurries added a nice accent to the red rocks in the background.

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