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About believesteve

I am a photographer and author. I have published a book of photography and accompanying text on running the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. The first (print) edition is out of print, but a second edition is available as an iBook (eBook) through the iTunes bookstore. All Grand Canyon, river and nature lovers will enjoy my book: The Grand: I have also published five additional iBooks: 1. The Salt River: 2. Coyote Buttes: 3. Four Cornered, the Land 4. Four Cornered, The Rivers 5. Rio Marañonñon/id1415174046?mt=11

Southwest Airlines, Oakland to Albuquerque, 1-31-19

The aerial photos in this collection were taken by Kathy Miller. On this west to east flight, Kathy was seated on the south-facing side of the plane, thus looking out to the south. The initial photo of the series is … Continue reading

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The Wall

A stand-off in Washington continues over whether to appropriate 5.7 billion dollars to construct a “wall” along our border with Mexico, while American citizens are punished by the Trump administration with a record-length government shutdown. Trump boasted that the shutdown … Continue reading

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Heron Grabs and Swallows a Trout

Watch as this Great blue heron spots a rainbow trout, grabs it and then takes a short walk before swallowing it. Continue reading

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Aerials, Oakland to Phoenix, 12-29-18

Aerial photos seen in prior posts were photos taken on Southwest Airlines flights . This time I was flying American. Phoenix comes up soon after crossing the Colorado River.

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Cranes at the Historic Los Luceros

The drive into the property first passed through an apple orchard, with the fruit still on the trees. Eating the now fermenting apples were starlings and Lewis woodpeckers, and I stopped to photograph the latter. Continue reading

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My Fate, Your Fate

My fate is your fate We are all fated to see humanity fail What a weird way to go holding hands with one another as we hurtle from the cliff   There’s no way to put lipstick on this pig … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Birding South, Part 4

We stopped at Restaurante La Georgina, at 10,000′, to see what hummingbirds were in attendance at their feeders. Continue reading

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