One not-too-particularly starry night while I reminisced with friends about high school triumphs and shenanigans, I noticed several people ascending the hill behind us. Not knowing any of the observers particularly well, I stayed my ground to enjoy the free Indian food my friend’s parents happily provided. 834 more words
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First off, it’s Autumn (sort of as it doesn’t technically start until the 23rd of Sept, but whatever) and I got to kick my morning off with pumpkin munchkins from Dunkin’ Donuts! 816 more words
Sky watchers will want to turn to the heavens tonight for a special event, but binoculars and a sky chart may be necessary.
Neptune, the fourth largest planet, will be in opposition tonight, which occurs when Earth comes closest to to the blue-hued planet each year. 158 more words
The air was still thick and humid at 11pm, left over from a 100-degree August afternoon that sautéed everything in its path. But moisture slowly seeped from pockets of muddy grass, as I lay on my back with arms folded behind and sunk my spent muscles into the blanketed ground. 1,340 more words