Four more days of “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories votes are waiting in the wings . . . but I wish they would rush into the bright lights.

If you’ve not already done so, you can read the stories and cast your vote for your favorite of the three. Links to the stories and the poll for voting for “Alphabet Challenge M-Stories” are HERE.<<<Link

Here are a few photos reworked and presented as a thank you for your participation . . .

Them be Florida beaches shells.

These versions were processed using Topaz Studio 1.0 with the Impression 2.0 and Restyle (Topaz Labs) plugins.

A dinner plate at a Mexican restaurant in San Diego in 2016. June of 2016, to be more precise.

Also in San Diego in 2016, a planter outside a shop.

Roses at the home of friends in Kona, on the Big Island.

You can see the full-size photos in the SmugMug Gallery HERE.<<<Link

I know some (mighty few) people miss my long posts . . . THIS POST<<link from 2016 explores the concepts of success and failure.

Or, you could read THIS POST<<link with a 99 words flash stories. One of my favorite short efforts, but some people had problems with the implied violence. I thought it was sweet. The photos of the cars are a bonus. 

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5 Responses to Four more days of “M” stories voting

  1. AnnMarie says:

    Oh, my . . . those shells look like bon bons! Oh, dear . . . now I have to go hunt for something sweet!


  2. Beautiful! Artistic!
    And I always enjoy when you matte and frame your photos here on your site!
    I can’t wait to hear the results of the M-Stories voting!
    (((HUGS))) :-)

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