Category Archives: Animals

Bug for “O” stories voting

I bug, but there’s no love for The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories. Voting has stopped in its tracks and it ain’t budging.  The writers are at a loss to explain the sudden dearth of voters. Worse yet, it appears the … Continue reading

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Probably a Black Swallowtail Butterfly

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS<<link SmugMug Gallery.  If you want the full experience, keep reading. While we get many hummingbirds in the back yard, we don’t get many butterflies. Almost none, actually. This … Continue reading

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Monochrome Virginian Tiger Moth and “N” stories voting

Reading the Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories is not a black and white matter . . . but monochrome versions of the Virginian Tiger Moth are nearly so (they also have gray). I just realized the deadline for closing the vote … Continue reading

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Virginian Tiger Moth and “N” stories voting

Moths don’t care much for the Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories. That I know of, no moths have voted for any of the stories. All they do is hang around on screen doors . . . waiting to be photographed. Readers, … 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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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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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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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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Reminder for “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories is active and stories have drawn first, second, and third blood.  You have no obligation to do anything . . . but it sure would be swell — if you’ve not already done so — if … Continue reading

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Breaking News for “L” stories voting!

Breaking News! The Alphabet Challenge L-Stories voting will close tomorrow at High Noon (CT).  You have no obligation to do anything . . . but it sure would be swell — if you’ve not already done so — if you … Continue reading

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Fawn and “L” stories voting reminder

Hmm . . . I lost track of time. I thought we had another week for the end of the “L” stories voting . . . au contraire, mes chers lecteurs.   We’re in the final days of the voting period, … Continue reading

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Masked opportunist, lost oranges, and “L” stories voting reminder

The “L” Stories voting round is underway and we already have some action. If you want to participate, you can find links to the stories and the poll for voting for “Alphabet Challenge L-Stories” HERE.<<<Link Clicking on the above link … Continue reading

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Doe, Fawn, and “K” stories voting reminder and stuff

The “K” stories voting window will close sometime Tuesday (14 days window). You can wait until then, but to be safe and ensure your vote is counted, you should probably vote for your favorite “Alphabet Challenge K-Stories” HERE<<<This Is A … Continue reading

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Babies and teens and “I” stories voting reminder

Honest, given all that’s happening, it feels weird asking people to read and vote for one of the “Alphabet Challenge I-Stories” HERE. That post has links to the individual stories and the poll where readers can click a box to … Continue reading

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