Tags » Big Dipper

J. R. Moon "Big Dipper" Pencils

This is not meant to be a proper review, but rather two (hopefully amusing) anecdotes related to this fun-looking pencil. (I know nothing about the J. 389 more words

East And West (and South)

Big Dipper and Mayon Volcano

I have always wondered how big Mayon volcano would be when framed against the night sky, as viewed from an easily accessible location such as Legazpi City. 99 more words

Astrophotography

Binghamton Icons: Chicken BBQ

Barbecue has become a lot more popular over the last few years. There are plenty of regional styles, most of which are pork based with a sweet sauce added, and the meat is cooked slow with indirect heat coming from an all wood fire. 2,617 more words

Home Cookin'

Spring a Reminder of Change

Today is the quintessential first day of spring. Not the calendar month or the day with the highest temperature, the first day of the season. It is no longer winter. 613 more words

Blogging

St Patrick's Sky!

A gorgeous day gives way to a beautiful clear night where I can see by the light of the moon!

Okay, poetics aside, it’s really nice out. 250 more words

Photography

Fourth Day: Midnight Vega (past Hideout Canyon)

Kokopelli’s Trail | March 16

Waking up in the sub freezing temperatures, frozen condensation. Solid ice water bottle beside my bivy. Daylight savings time has delayed sunrise. 1,318 more words