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The intrepid wife

The intrepid wife

Marty’s photo of the day #3371: Book reviewers frequently call Deb my “intrepid wife.” This photo from Belize captures that thought.

Hiding from the missionaries

Hiding from the missionaries

Marty’s photo of the day #3049: You’re probably wondering: what the hell is this picture about? When my wife and I were in Belize, we went horseback riding with one of the locals, and he took us to a cave, where we could see vampire bats up-close. This was one of the other sights inside […]

Belize howler monkey

Belize howler monkey

Marty’s photo of the day #2716: Previously, I’ve posted howler monkeys that I photographed in Costa Rica. Here’s a howler monkey that I photographed in Belize.

Owl butterfly

Owl butterfly

Marty’s photo of the day #2705: I photographed this owl butterfly in Belize. The butterfly gets its name because when it opens its wings, the two big dots combine to look like owl eyes.

Along the Macal River

Along the Macal River

Marty’s photo of the day #2684: I took this photo while canoeing on the Macal River in Belize. Iguanas, like this one, live in the trees along the riverbank.

Animals A to Z. The Letter V

Animals A to Z. The Letter V

Marty’s photo of the day #2633: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in August, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. V is for Vampire Bat. Vampire bats are often exterminated when humans move into their territory. The bats are holding their own, for now, but they’re a […]

Animals A to Z. The Letter A

Animals A to Z. The Letter A

Marty’s photo of the day #2612: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in August, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. The name of every animal must start with the letter, and no letters will be skipped. Yes, I have photographed an animal with a name that begins […]

First light in Belize

First light in Belize

Marty’s photo of the day #2610: First light on the Turneffe Islands of Belize.

Jabiru stork

Jabiru stork

Marty’s photo of the day #2449: This is a jabiru stork, the largest stork in the Western Hemisphere. (Photographed in Belize)

The United States and its allies will never kill “the last terrorist.”

The United States and its allies will never kill “the last terrorist.”

The United States and its allies will never kill “the last terrorist.” Middle Eastern terrorists will continue to attack us and our allies, as long as we have a military presence in the Middle East. If you doubt that statement, look up how many times ISIS, Al-Qaeda, or other such groups have attacked Costa Rica […]

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