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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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More Flowers and “K” stories voting reminder and stuff

The “K” stories have but a few days to grab whatever votes they can, so they’ll rely on the kindness of passing strangers who might see the stories, read them, and then vote for their favorite “Alphabet Challenge K-Stories” HERE.<<<This … Continue reading

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Flowers and “K” stories voting reminder

Current voting for the “K” stories remains baffling to us writers. But that’s the thing with readers; they can surprise you. If that sounds intriguing, give the stories a read and vote for the “Alphabet Challenge K-Stories” HERE.<<<This Is A … Continue reading

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“H” stories voting reminder and Note 8 photos

Let’s get this out of the way . . . It’s been four days since the “H” stories went up and me being too busy to plug them resulted in a low vote count. Therefore, ergo, thus, here’s a quick … Continue reading

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I Feel B&G&W . . . in Magnolia

I was curious, so I tried a few conversions to Black & Gray & White. I only used the seeds as I think those are more interesting than the flowers. I used Nik Tools Silver Efex Pro 2 with custom … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Magnolia

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Almost Wordless Tuesday

Almost every day I spend time sitting outside, on the patio, camera on hand and a coffee by my side, hoping to capture something interesting. This post is about boring photos from my patio. OK, one photo is from a … Continue reading

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Flowers, bugs, bark, and rocks

If I were smart . . . scratch that; let me start over; if I applied my considerable intellect to maximizing visits to this blog, I would split this post into four or five posts and feed them piecemeal to … Continue reading

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Flowers and Thoughts Part 2 — We’re Doomed! Doomed, I Tell You!

I started this post before the suicide bomber attacked children in Manchester, England. I took a few days off from blogging because — like most people these days — I feel the equivalent of battle fatigue and the attack put … Continue reading

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Flowers and Thoughts Part 1 — We’re Doomed! Doomed, I Tell You!

Wow . . . it’s been a while since my last post. What have I been doing?  Honest, the days just flew by. I’ll tell you a bit about them, starting with the news. Yes, it turns out I’m affected … Continue reading

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Analogs and the Rose

As part of our continued push toward a leaner and nimbler life, I’m tackling my collection of written material. My first effort, before I tackle my numerous books, is my collection of Analogs, as in Analog of Science Fiction and … Continue reading

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Old Easter Lilies

I’ve not had a chance to post much, it’s Spring, and tomorrow it may snow . . . So I thought I would reach back in time, grab me some lily photos, and drag them to the present.  This is … Continue reading

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