I was wondering when someone would ask me what that picture is, Continue reading “Tocra Pass”
This makes me so angry I can hardly speak. Continue reading “Another reason to be vegetarian”
comes around again for North America, in the night between today and tomorrow.
The red curve is the shortest route between them.
We learned from a recent newspaper item that there is a list of Britain’s “Top Ten Beaches,” calculated Continue reading “The most beautiful place in the world”
A story. You could consider it to be about an alternative planet.
White spirals: that was the cover-painting theme for my Astronomical Calendar one year (1994). On the front was a hurricane called Hyacinth, its violent spiral spanning several hundred miles; inside was the Whirlpool Galaxy, otherwise known as Messier 51, forty thousand light-years wide; and on the back was the plant called Queen Anne’s Lace, painted at true scale, I think, its flowering head six inches wide.
I remembered about this because I’ve found five other drawings I must have made of that plant in South Carolina.
A group met on the third Monday of the month, Continue reading “Yet another definition of midwinter”
There are two more sky events for Wednesday, though unlike Continue reading “Closely confined”