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About disperser

Odd guy with odd views living an odd life during odd times.

Reminder for “N” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories are active and the stories have yet to drawn first, second, and third blood (as I write this). You can be the first to vote! Of course, you have no obligation to do anything . … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Challenge: “N” Stories Voting

Assuming everyone has read the stories, this is the place where you can vote for your favorite of the “N” 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: “N” Story No. 1 of 3 — “Neighbors”

This is the 14th round of The Alphabet Challenge mentioned in THIS<<link 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: “N” Story No. 2 of 3 — “Novel”

This is the 14th 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: “N” Story No. 3 of 3 — “Nolo Contendere”

This is the 14th round of The Alphabet Challenge mentioned in THIS<<link 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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An update on the “N” stories and other stuff

Perry and Gary have sent me their “N” stories . . . and I’m close to getting an idea for a story. Yes, I’m late again. If I get hit by a flash of inspiration and a case of fast-finger-typing, … Continue reading

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Alphabet Challenge “M” Stories voting results

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

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Topaz Labs has Sharpen AI on sale

Topaz Labs is having a small sale ($20 off) on Sharpen AI (HERE<<link) until August 7th. It’s not much off, but if you are in the market, it’s not bad. Better than a poke in the eye (maybe). Here are … Continue reading

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Juneau in Monochrome – Alaska Cruise 2017 – Part 1

The previous Juneau 2017 post is HERE.<<link That post has color photos and rather than mix color and monochrome photos, I decided to duplicate the post with the monochrome versions of the photos. Think of it as a nod to … Continue reading

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Down to the wire for “M” stories voting

Man, it’s a tight race! . . . except for first place and last place. 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 … Continue reading

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Juneau – Alaska Cruise 2017 – Part 1

I’m writing this on the 28th of July, 2020 . . . my last post about our 2017 Alaska Cruise was exactly one year ago (HERE<<link) and covered the last of the Haines photos. Had I been aware of it, … Continue reading

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Again, still pining for “M” stories votes

Only a few more days to make a difference in some unknown writer’s egos . . . not that they need any help in that regard. If you’ve not already done so, you can read the stories and cast your … Continue reading

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A Dresden book review and “M” stories voting reminder

A departure from the usual with just one photo for this The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories voting reminder. If you’ve not already done so, you can read the stories and cast your vote for your favorite of the three. Links to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Still pining for “M” stories votes

The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories voting has stagnated . . . Yes, it sometimes gets a second wind near the end, but why wait? If you’ve not already done so, you can read the stories and cast your vote for your … Continue reading

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