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Spring and Summer Telescopic Targets

I recently read through Bob Berman’s Secrets of the Night Sky for some observing ideas now that the weather is getting warmer. At the end of the book he lists his twenty most impressive telescopic targets. 87 more words


April 2015 Lunar Eclipse

There will be a lunar eclipse visible from Sydney next Saturday night (April 4, 2015).  It will only be in totality for a short 12 minutes, 10:54 pm and 11:06 pm EDT.   180 more words


This is a collection of my own

I’m writing a collection of my own stuff

Urban Guerilla Poetry

Tall buildings Poetry

Hot streets, cool crowds Poetry

Genteel ghettos, shelters for the poor Poetry… 34 more words

He protested

They shackled him and beat him, the news announcer said

Yes, he refused to “go gentle into that dark night”, refused and

Protested his innocence, he and thousands more, 33 more words

Having never planned

Having never planned…..

Because I never planned it this way or that for that matter

It seems to have turned out so much better than I ever expected… 44 more words

At journey's end

At journey’s end they were met by his lover and their daughter

Eerily waiting while baggage is claimed and passports are checked


Was he so eager to see her, his lover, after a connubial trip away? 63 more words

A cautionary tale

Here’s an interesting cautionary tale for you. It’s a story about how a well-developed ancient culture once blew itself up.

Once there was great global civilization. 495 more words