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Bats don’t like baths

Bats don’t like baths

Marty’s photo of the day #3320: Bats do not like baths! Every summer, I move my office/writing room out onto the front porch. (The porch runs the width of the house and is covered, but not screened in.) This year the flies were a bit pesky, so two days ago my wife, Deb, bought me […]

Bats and Boas

Bats and Boas

Marty’s photo of the day #2989: This is not a particularly high quality photo, because as I’m taking it, I’m standing in the dark, in slippery bat guano, in a rainstorm, at the edge of a deep pit. But what I’m watching is one of nature’s great spectacles. Puerto Rican boas are hanging from the […]

Bat Welcoming Committee

Bat Welcoming Committee

Marty’s photo of the day #2597: The Welcoming Committee at an abandoned farmhouse in Costa Rica.

My final Adam West tribute

My final Adam West tribute

Marty’s photo of the day #2219: Batman, coming through Barbara’s window: “We would have entered the building by more conventional means, but we didn’t want to startle the tenants.”

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