Category Archives: Travel Stuff

Accounts of places we’ve visited

Fifth “R” stories voting reminder . . . and photos

The Alphabet Challenge “R” Stories voting round is heading into the final four days of voting, still stalled. We’re hoping for a few more votes to come in, but (being busy myself) I understand why votes (and voters) may lag.  … Continue reading

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Fourth “R” stories voting reminder . . . and photos

The Alphabet Challenge “R” Stories voting round is undergoing its usual midway stall in what has become a regular pattern . . . half the votes come at the beginning of the voting period, and the rest as we near … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – 09302020

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Wordless Monday – 09282020

That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below. <><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><><><o><><><><><><><> Note: if you are not reading this blog post at DisperserTracks.com, know that it’s copied without permission, and likely is being used by someone with nefarious intentions, like attracting you … Continue reading

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Western Landscapes and “N” stories voting

The action for the Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories voting has been hot and heavy these last few days. A good thing to see and likely due to Sunday’s noon deadline, when the poll will close.Just a friendly reminder that — … 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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Juneau in Monochrome – Alaska Cruise 2017 – Part 2

The color photographs version of this post is HERE.<<link This post is identical except most of the photos have been replaced by monochrome versions. Also, the word “monochrome” has been added where appropriate. For them who didn’t read the previous … 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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Juneau – Alaska Cruise 2017 – Part 2

This is the second post documenting our September 13, 2017, visit to Juneau, Alaska, a long-delayed continuation of my documentation of our 2017 Alaska Cruise. Current and previous posts relating to this cruise are HERE<<link. The following introduction is the … 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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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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