Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Eclipses of October

Twice a year, the geometry of the Sun-Earth-Moon system brings the three bodies into alignment, causing the circumstances leading to solar and lunar eclipses. For viewers in North America, October 2014 features the chance to see both: a total eclipse … Continue reading

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Growing up with Ray Bradbury (originally posted in June 2012)

One of my summer rituals while growing up was reading Dandelion Wine.  This wonderful novel by Ray Bradbury is one of my all time favorite books, and it always set the tone for my summers after I discovered it sometime … Continue reading

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Finding Perspective and Meaning with the Moon

A couple years ago, the theme for the annual International Observe the Moon Night was “What does the Moon mean to me?”  Expressing meaning can take a lot of forms, most of them in the form of stories.  Humans have long told … Continue reading

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