Monochrome itsy bitsy spider and a “H” stories voting reminder

Here’s a quick reminder to please — if so inclined — read the “H” Alphabet Challenge Stories. After, if receptive to the idea, the writers hope you’ll make the effort and vote for your favorite HERE.<<<this is a link

That post links to the individual stories and it’s where you ‘ll find the poll where readers can click a box and vote for their favorite. If you have friends (I mean, even I have a few, so I imagine most readers have many, many friends), you can share that link and help expand the readership. I mean, we’re not professional writers, but there’s usually at least one decent story in the bunch.

If you’ve already voted, thank you. If you’ve asked friends and family to read and vote, you’re an angel, or maybe a saint, or just a swell person, and we thank you.

Anyway, monochrome itsy bitsy spider . . . Yesterday, I told the tale (<<<this is a link) of me hurting a spider, likely breaking one of its legs. I don’t know much about a spider’s healing abilities, but I hope they heal and that Lefty healed quickly.

OK, so I know a little . . . if the spider is still in the molting stage (relatively young) then — over the course of a couple of molts — it will heal itself. It can even replace missing limbs.

Less certain is what happens when they are older. Unfortunately, Lefty — while small — didn’t exactly look like a juvenile. Still, I hope Lefty’s fine.

For my part, I decided to either honor its fortitude and good health or — if Lefty didn’t make it — honor Lefty’s memory with a series of monochrome treatments.

Rather than repeat them all as single photos, here’s a gallery with all the photos presented in random order.

Should you want to see the full-size photos, that’s possible if you go to the SmugMug gallery HERE.<<<this is a link

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