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King of all he surveys

King of all he surveys

Marty’s photo of the day #2455: King of all he surveys. (Bighorn sheep, photographed in southern Idaho.)

Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn Sheep

Marty’s photo of the day #2439: Bighorn sheep, photographed in southern Idaho.

Owl Clover

Owl Clover

Marty’s photo of the day #2262: This photo is from a few weekends ago, in Idaho. I would have posted it sooner, but it took a while to come up with an identification: owl clover.

The proper way to work a stage

The proper way to work a stage

Marty’s photo of the day #2250: I will get back to nature photos in a few days, but the X, Blondie, Garbage concert last weekend is an excuse to give them a break. Like at most concerts, high-quality SLR cameras weren’t allowed, so I was stuck using my little pocket Canon. The lens on that […]

Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn Sheep

Marty’s photo of the day #1916: Here’s another shot from our August road trip. We found this bighorn sheep (and many others) in southeastern Idaho.

Rams, ewes, and lambs

Rams, ewes, and lambs

Marty’s photo of the day #1905: One of the stops on our Rock and Roll Road Trip, two weeks ago, included a family of bighorn sheep that Deb spotted along a river in Idaho. While we watched the ewes and lambs at the water, two big rams watched us from above.

Craters of the Moon National Monument

Craters of the Moon National Monument

Marty’s photo of the day #1903: Twelve days ago, as part of Deb’s and my Rock and Roll Road Trip, we spent an afternoon at the Craters of the Moon National Monument in southern Idaho. We had a fascinating visit, looking over miles and miles of volcanic rock—much of it from a 2000-year-old eruption. Unfortunately, […]

Nature Rocks!

Nature Rocks!

Marty’s photo of the day #1895: Deb and I are back from our four-day Rock and Roll Road trip. We had so much fun mixing nature travel with music travel! For nature, we explored Craters of the Moon National Monument in Idaho and Antelope Island and Farmington Bay Waterfowl Management Area in Utah. For music, […]

Our secret spot, pt 2

Our secret spot, pt 2

Marty’s photo of the day #1886: Last Monday, I wrote about a secret spot Deb and I had found, just five miles from our house. Yesterday, Deb and I returned to the same area with wine and dinner. Just as we were leaving our house, the wind changed, bringing in forest fire smoke from Idaho. […]

It’s time to see the Bundy mugshots

It’s time to see the Bundy mugshots

In today’s newspaper, there is a short article about a movie theater in Boise that might lose its liquor license because it served liquor during the movie “Fifty Shades of Grey.” Apparently an obscure Idaho law prohibits the serving of liquor during movies that depict sexual acts. According to a police spokeswoman, “police are required […]

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