Cosmic Photo Challenge

Dale and K’lee’s Cosmic Photo Challenge theme of this Halloween week is Glass. Visit their sites to see their shiny contributions, and you’ll see some very glassy sights.

Here are mine.

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Fenton Glass cruet. This was my grandma’s and is the reason I have glass in the doors of my biggest kitchen cabinet.
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A bizarre look at time through a glass vase full of water.
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Inhabited Planet Art Glass by Josh Simpson (1-7/8″ Diameter)
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Down the Looking Glassy Rabbit Hole
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You can never have too many sparkles art glass

#CosPhoChal

Happy Hulloween!

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One of my stories is in this book! (Am I allowed to be this excited?)

To Hull and Back 2016 is now available!

The To Hull and Back 2016 Short Story Competition Anthology contains a humorous short story by yours truly! (It also contains 19 other short-listed humorous stories as well as 1 each by the 9 authors who judged the competition — it is an anthology, after all.)

It’s immediately available in print for $12.99 (£10.61), as an ebook for $6.49 (£8.99), and as a PDF for $4.88 (£3.99), so you can judge for yourself. I’d love to know what you honestly think about the anthology in whole or in part. Yes, even my part.

I’ve read the Grand Prize winner’s and the available portion of the Second Prize winner’s on Amazon, and I’m familiar with mine, so I think I’m not risking my credibility to tell you there are probably as many styles of humorous writing showcased here as there are authors.

Please take a look, and consider purchasing a copy for yourself or someone you know who appreciates good writing and likes to laugh. Thanks very much!

 

#TheLoveStoned Project

Around the dawning of the Age of Aquarius, the best friend of my high school years painted some rocks and gave them to me as tokens of our friendship. I still have them.

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Painted stones from 1970. See? A time-honored idea.

Lost Angiest (A. Granheim), over on Medium, has shared the first three days of her #LoveStonedArt Project here, here, and here. She hopes to build a human chain of love and peace and the knowledge that each of us matters.

This is our life. This is our planet. This is our responsibility.
Share love.
~ A. Granheim/Love Stoned Project/Los Angeles
10/25/16

You can be a human in the chain. Find an unpainted stone. Pick it up. Paint it. Leave it somewhere for someone to find it.

And if you find a painted stone, post a picture of it on Instagram and tag @love_stonedla.

Cosmic Photo Challenge

Check out K’lee’s and Dale’s entries in the Cosmic Photo Challenge, and learn how to play along. With a theme like Man’s Best Friend (K’lee’s choice for this week), you’d expect a gallery of dogs at their most lovable and disarming, right? Maybe like this?

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Mina and Hugh, Sister and Brother, Man’s Best Friends

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

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That is this week’s theme for Dale and K’lee‘s Cosmic Photo Challenge. Visit both of them to see their always-amazing interpretations, and learn how to play along. They welcome your most extreme creativity from straight shots to post-processing par excellence!

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Song Lyric Sunday

Helen Espinosa’s theme for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday is a song or band you’ve changed your mind about, first poo-pooing, and later loving.

I am not completely embarrassed to admit this. I swear.

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Dale and K’lee‘s Cosmic Photo Challenge theme for this week is I’ve Got the Monday Blues. Visit both their sites to see the beautiful, cool, and crazy stuff they came up with, and learn how to play along.

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I do love sparkly things.

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