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I guess I’ve been a bit crabby

I guess I’ve been a bit crabby

Marty’s photo of the day #2651: I went through my photos this morning, unsure of what to post. When I came across this one, from the northern California coast, I decided it would be my Sunday post. Then, after I cropped the photo and saved it under the file name “crab,” I noticed that this […]

Desert in bloom

Desert in bloom

Marty’s photo of the day #2547: Five years ago, I was on a speaking tour that took me to the Arizona-California border. During an off-day between gigs, I explored the Mojave National Preserve. The desert was in bloom—a stunning sight! This is a yucca plant.

Northern California Coast

Northern California Coast

Marty’s photo of the day #2462: Today we go scenic with a photo I took several years ago while on a speaking tour in northern California.

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.

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