More flowers and a “T” stories voting reminder

With five days to go, the Alphabet Challenge “T” Stories voting round heated up into a frenzy of votes and drastic moves in the standings of individual stories. It’s good to see the activity pick up a bit as we approach the end of the voting block. Perhaps we’ll top the record set last week (but still far from the once-hoped-for 100 votes mark).

If you’re 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 T-Stories” are HERE(link) Votes will be accepted until noon, Chicago time, on November 27th.

As usual, let me know if something goes wrong with the voting . . . and today I decided to process a few more photos of flowers captured with the D100.

Stella D'Oro daylily painting

That’s a Stella D’Oro daylily. Artified, of course.

Today’s flowers are from thirteen years ago (July of 2007). I made a mistake yesterday by saying the photos were from 2014 , or six years ago. They were actually from 2004, or sixteen years ago.

purple clematis painting

Normally, in these posts, I link to older posts that might be of interest to other bloggers. Today, here’s a LINK to a post with photos from my then Samsung Note II.

There be flowers in that post, too, but for now, let me continue with the flowers in this post. 

Dahlia painting

What I notice with today’s ‘paintings’ is that they don’t have the same impact as yesterday’s offerings, and I think I know why . . . It’s because they are cultivated flowers instead of wildflowers.

Here, let me show you . . .   

wildflowers painting

dandelion seedball painting

Before I wrap this up, here’s another LINK to a post some might enjoy . . . if they have an hour to spare (or, 30 seconds if they just glance at it). 

Until next time, TTFN. But first . . .

Here’s the LINK to the SmugMug Gallery. And here is the gallery of the above photos:

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