“Shakespeare Explains the 2016 Election” was the title of an Oct. 8 opinion article Continue reading “Maligned King Richard”
We stayed this time in the district we call Miracoli, Continue reading “Two more Venice scenes – kick, and Sarpi”
If you were to visit me this year by means of Google Earth, you would find yourself descending on me through a lofty tangle of masts, spars, and ropes.
The Perseid meteors should be abundant, in the night between August 11 and 12 – Thursday evening into the dark morning hours of Friday morning.
The boom of a cannon shook my window Continue reading “Vikings come raiding again”
This is the water across which the refugees are swarming from the Middle East into Europe.
The first of this year’s two total eclipses is drawing near: March 9, to be seen from within a narrow path across the Earth:
– the comet that is now like a faint star close to brilliant Arcturus. Continue reading “More on Catalina”
A reader writes that she did see Leonidas in the sky.
That’s wonderful! Continue reading “Tell them in Lacedaemon”