Seeing Stars

On a soft, warm Sunday evening, we found ourselves on the outskirts of the Hope Royal Botanical Gardens – or Hope Gardens for short. On a long slope leading down to the shell-like white dome of the bandstand, people were sitting quietly in the dim light on rugs and cloths spread out. Several telescopes of … More Seeing Stars

Light and Dark: The #SuperBloodMoon Experience

Yes, it was another global hashtag event, like #Pope FrancisinPhilly or (as I write) #facebookdown. However, this was a natural occurrence that engendered some awe and wonder, even among my somewhat cynical Twitter friends, last night. We were told we would not experience another celestial happening like this until 2033. Considering that we might be … More Light and Dark: The #SuperBloodMoon Experience