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Mommy needs a star chart...

It’s 5:15 am and I’m sitting here with tissue (ok, toilet paper) stuffed up my nose, about the make my third espresso.  The kids have been home sick as well, which has thrown a wrench in the work schedule, and the house looks like a bomb went off. 203 more words


Android Phone Astronomy

I’ve been using for quite some time a few apps that I would love to mention. This time I’m promoting something called Mobile Observatory; its current version is 2.6 and has been developed by… 423 more words


Finding Lovejoy in the Stars

The coming week is the best time to sight Comet Lovejoy as it sails through Taurus.

Here’s a finder chart for locating Comet Lovejoy (C/2014 Q2) over the next week as it climbs higher in our southern sky. 330 more words

Alan Dyer

Toilet Training My Two-Year-Old Son

I was daunted by toilet training my eldest son to say the least. It seemed to be the one aspect of parenting so far about which I felt I hadn’t the slightest maternal instinct. 1,391 more words


Progress Update: Includes Stickers!

Just a quick check-in today, my lovelies, but I thought I’d let you know how my November mini challenge worked out.

As I’ve long suspected, the secret to getting anything done lies in stationery… 217 more words


My Destination (You Are)

I admire you from afar

An astronomer enchanted with nebula in the night sky

I study a star chart with great intensity

Mapping the swiftest direction to you… 88 more words