The Orion Nebula seen from a distance of about 150 light years. Click to expand.
For my next exploration I had planned on making a trip to each of the stars that make of the constellation of Orion. 2,095 more words
It was the last day of classes, just before the demi-theatric spectacle of graduation for the Class of ’65. I recall it was a sweaty day with a bilious orange sky, like so many days leading up to this one, with Chicago’s feeble pulmonary system failing to penetrate the piercings, deeper than they were wide which the Jesuits ironically referred to as windows. 1,224 more words
Don’t judge me. It could just as easily happen to you.
We think we can spot ‘em but they hide, they’re like those sneaking groundhogs so when you think you see one it ducks underground and then the next time it pops up its hair is all matted and it looks different so you can’t tell if it’s still one of ‘em. 931 more words