Monthly Archives: May 2020

Alphabet Challenge “I” Stories voting results

The polls for the”I” Stories are now closed. Soon, the “J” Stories will go live. You can check the results of the voting HERE (I Stories). But, as I know no one cares, I’ll force the results onto you now. … Continue reading

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Babies and teens and “I” stories voting reminder

Honest, given all that’s happening, it feels weird asking people to read and vote for one of the “Alphabet Challenge I-Stories” HERE. That post has links to the individual stories and the poll where readers can click a box to … Continue reading

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“I” stories voting and May 23rd Photos — Part 3

“J” story writing looms in my near future even as the country seems to be coming apart at the seams and our Baby President acts like the dicktator of a banana republic (with the unquestioning support of Republicans and supporters … Continue reading

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A quasi-quick post about Topaz Labs GigaPixel AI

Warning: this post contains a few large files that might load slowly on a slow internet connection. To reiterate, I receive zero compensation for mentioning any of the programs I use. The reason I mention something is to either trash … Continue reading

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“I” stories voting and May 23rd Photos — Part 2

I’m starting to feel the pressure of the “J” story submission deadline (due in less than a week). I’m envious of readers of this blog . . . all they have to do (if they feel like it) is read … Continue reading

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A quick post about Topaz Labs DeNoise AI

I’ll start by saying I get no compensation for mentioning any of the programs I use. The reason I mention something is to either trash it or praise it. In the case of Topaz Labs programs and plugins, it’s usually … Continue reading

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“I” stories voting and May 23rd Photos — Part 1

About week left to indulge in reading the “I” Stories submissions. After, if receptive to the idea, the writers hope you’ll make the effort and vote for your favorite of the “Alphabet Challenge I-Stories” HERE. That post has links to … Continue reading

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Towel Day and “I” stories voting reminder

If you want a respite from all of the weekend’s socializing, I have a suggestion:  read the “I” Stories submissions. After, if receptive to the idea, the writers hope you’ll make the effort and vote for your favorite of the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2020

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Birds and the bees and “I” stories voting reminder

If you’re not anxious to exercise your right to go out in public, I have a suggestion:  read the “I” Stories submissions. After, if receptive to the idea, the writers hope you’ll make the effort and vote for your favorite … Continue reading

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Eggs and birds updates and “I” stories voting reminder

I realize everyone is rushing out and hugging each other and coughing in each other’s faces, but when you come back in to your shelter, here’s something you could do:  read the “I” Stories submissions. After, if receptive to the … Continue reading

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“I” stories voting reminder and stuff

It’s been a few days since the “I” stories went up. Therefore, ergo, thus, here’s a quick reminder to — if so inclined — please read the stories. After, if receptive to the idea, the writers hope you’ll make the … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Challenge: “I” Stories Voting

Assuming everyone has read the stories, this is the place where you can vote for your favorite of the “I” Stories. For readers who stumbled here or who need a refresher, the stories can be found by clicking on their … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Challenge: “I” Story No. 1 of 3 — “Incinerator”

This is the ninth round of The Alphabet Challenge mentioned in THIS post. As a refresher, the Broxson twins, Gary and Perry, and I will each write one story for each letter of the alphabet. Meaning, a story whose title … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Challenge: “I” Story No. 2 of 3 — “Identity”

This is the ninth round of The Alphabet Challenge mentioned in THIS post. As a refresher, the Broxson twins, Gary and Perry, and I will each write one story for each letter of the alphabet. Meaning, a story whose title … Continue reading

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