Category Archives: Photography Stuff

Description and links to various albums/galleries of my photographs.

Third reminder for “N” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories are sitting there, looking pretty and waiting for readers (and voters). You could be a reader (if you’ve not already read the stories) and you could be a voter (if you’ve not already voted). And, … Continue reading

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Second reminder for “N” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories are active and the stories are fiercely battling for supremacy . . . sort-of. You have no obligation to do anything . . . but it sure would be swell — if you’ve not already … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Another reminder for “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories voting has entered the doldrums . . . I mean, I get it . . . we’re about to go to war with China, be ravaged by a pesky virus, and ruined by an economic catastrophe … Continue reading

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My mother’s cross-stitch projects — Part 3

A conversation between my sister and diem3 had me remember the photos I snapped of my mother’s cross-stitch projects. I should clarify . . . in Part 1<<link, I identified her work as needlepoint, but it’s cross-stitch. I corrected that … Continue reading

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Mantis and “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “M” Stories voting has stalled. The “M” stories, mired and morose and melancholy, sit waiting for kind readers to stop by and give them a chance to enthrall, or at least entertain. . . . er . … Continue reading

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Flash Hummingbird and “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “M” Stories are duking it out, and you can help cheer on the eventual winner. If you’ve not already done so, read the stories and cast your vote for your favorite of the three. Links to the … Continue reading

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