Third “R” stories voting reminder . . . and two photos

The Alphabet Challenge “R” Stories voting round is nearly at the halfway mark.

If you are a reader of our stories and someone who votes, thank you in advance for casting a vote for your favorite of the three. Links to the stories and the poll for voting for “Alphabet Challenge R-Stories” are HERE.<<<Link Votes will be accepted until noon on October 20th.

I’m kind of busy, so this will be an extra-short post.

Driftwood on a beachSince few agreed with my interpretation of the last piece of driftwood I shared, I leave it to anyone who might want to comment to suggest what this piece resembles.

And, of course, here’s a monochrome shot that might prompt different suggestions . . .

driftwood on beach in monochromeThe Gallery for these and other photos from “reminder posts” is HERE<<<Link. The photos may only slightly larger (30-50%, depending on whether I cropped the photo) but the details — and quality — are better in SmugMug than here.

Here’s today’s “extra” link . . . HERE.<<link . . . me presumptuously aiming to give advice to wannabe photographers.

That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below.


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