Category Archives: Samsung Note 8

Two Green Frogs

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS SmugMug Gallery.   For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options: 1) Manually scroll … Continue reading

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Two minutes of Hummingbirds and “N” stories voting

Life is busy, so another short post about Hummingbirds; something to watch before reading the Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories. I mean, you don’t have to, but it sure would be swell — if you’ve not already done so — if … Continue reading

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Vultures for “N” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories voting will close at noon on Sunday, August 16th. I mean, it sure sounds like you have a lot of time left to read for about 30 minutes, then ponder about which story merits your … Continue reading

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Third X Two reminder for “N” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories voting has entered the doldrums period. Yup, during every round, there’s a point where voting stalls and the poll languishes in solitude with nary a click to keep it company. You have no obligation to … Continue reading

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More Hummingbirds for “N” stories voting

Yes, still using hummingbirds to promote the Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories. It sure would be swell — if you’ve not already done so — if you would read the stories and cast your vote for your favorite of the three. … Continue reading

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Hummingbirds for “N” stories voting

Hummingbirds are all aflutter about reading the Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories. Some might argue hummingbirds can’t read but, to them, I say this: you really think a bird that can hover, fly forward and backward, do loops, and fly upsidedown … Continue reading

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Lobbying for “N” stories voting

Unlike real lobbyists, I got nothing to bribe . . . er . . . offer in exchange for visitors reading the Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories. As such, you have no obligation to do anything . . . but it … Continue reading

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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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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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My mother’s cross-stitch projects — Part 2

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, I identified her work as needlepoint, but it’s cross-stitch. OK, cross-stitch . … Continue reading

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My mother’s cross-stitch projects — Part 1

A conversation between my sister and diem3 had me remember the photos I snapped of my mother’s needlepoint cross-stitch projects. I should clarify . . . photos of a small number of my mother’s needlepoint cross-stitch projects. So, here I … Continue reading

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He yams what he yams

We love going on road trips.  . . . but COVID-19 has put a damper on the spur-of-the-moment-hop-in-the-car-with-a-bunch-of-coffee-and-snacks-and-head-out drives. Now, we need to consider stops as necessary dangers because of idiots er, stupid er, ignorant er, irresponsible er, careless people … Continue reading

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Round 2 “What’s that?” reveal and “K” stories voting reminder

The “K” stories voting period is at the halfway mark and it’s still going pretty slow. It’d be nice of people gave them a read (there’s at least one good one, I’d wager), and if you’ve read them, please vote … Continue reading

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Another “What’s that?” and “K” stories voting reminder

If you need a break from stuff, maybe the “K” stories are just what you need. Go ahead; give them a read (there’s at least one good one, I’d wager), and if you’ve read them, please vote for your favorite … Continue reading

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