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The only boots that have walked . . .

The only boots that have walked . . .

These are my 24-year-old Danner boots. Although I can’t prove it, they are quite likely the only boots in the world that have walked on all seven continents. At the very least, they are the only boots in the world that have walked on all seven continents and survived a hippo attack. Because these boots […]

A natural diorama

A natural diorama

Marty’s photo of the day #3775: Low tide along the Oregon coast, creating a stunning, natural diorama.

Anti-vaxxers vs Musical Bliss

Anti-vaxxers vs Musical Bliss

Many months ago, I bought tickets for Deb and me to attend the Halestorm and Evanescence concert in Portland, Oregon on November 5th. Finally, we could enjoy live music again! Then Republican anti-vaxxers ruined it for the rest of us by spreading the Trump/delta variant. Sure Deb and I are vaccinated, but breakthrough cases happen, […]

Oregon coast

Oregon coast

Marty’s photo of the day #3517: The Oregon coast, as the fog moves in.

Tiny waterfall

Tiny waterfall

Marty’s photo of the day #3164: I shot this photo several years ago, while on a speaking tour in Oregon. After my show, I headed to the ocean and hiked along the coast, exploring tide pools. You are looking at a tiny waterfall from one of those tide pools. It looks bigger than it really […]

Tide pool falls

Tide pool falls

Marty’s photo of the day #2508: Depending on the device you are using, today’s photo may actually be larger than actual size. This tiny waterfall is roughly four inches wide. (Photographed on the Oregon coast)

Artsy photo day

Artsy photo day

Marty’s photo of the day #2507: It’s artsy photo day. Or as the orange shell might declare, “I gotta be me!” (Photographed along the Oregon coast)

Tidepools

Tidepools

Marty’s photo of the day #2240: I love tide pools and sometimes spend hours exploring them. This photo is from a tide pool along the Oregon coast.

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