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The Thanksgiving Yak

The Thanksgiving Yak

Marty’s photo of the day #3817: Today I present the Thanksgiving Yak. May this yak put a smile on your face at dinner today, when your right-wing aunt or uncle starts yakking about how Derek Chauvin is innocent, Kyle Rittenhouse is a hero, COVID-19 shots change your DNA, Joe Biden is a senile-Satanist-communist, and Donald […]

Eye of Yak

Eye of Yak

Marty’s photo of the day #2390: Oh, it’s time to get artsy again—eye of yak.

Yak close-up

Yak close-up

Marty’s photo of the day #2268: I contend that yaks are what you get if you cross a cow with a musk ox and a horse (they have beautiful horse-like tails). A friend of mine disagrees and thinks “llama” should replace ”cow” in the combination. She may be correct, but either way, yaks are unusual […]

Cow+Musk Ox+Horse=Yak

Cow+Musk Ox+Horse=Yak

Marty’s photo of the day #2267: I’m posting this photo while travelling across eastern Montana, on my way home. Deb is driving. For the last few days she and I have been staying at Yak Ridge Cabins, a little south of Rapid City. The reason for the trip was the 60th wedding anniversary for her […]

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