Each pine at dusk lodges the bird of its voice perpendicular and still the forest indifferent to history tearless as stone repeats in tremulous excitement the ancient story of the sun going down. John Berger from “And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos” New Yorker – Postscript: John Berger, 1926 – 2017: http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/postscript-john-berger-1926-2017
My oldest and I went to a location we hadn’t been to before to play Pokémon. We were able to catch the sunset which set about 4:49 PM.
Happy Winter Solstice! The reason for the season. The Winter Solstice heralds the symbolic rebirth of the Sun, the lengthening of days, and the promise of renewed life. I would have liked to appreciate the winter solstice sunset from somewhere cold and with snow. But here in Pacifica it was a warm 61 degrees and…… Continue reading Winter Solstice 2016
Perigee Super Moon 2016: the Moon hasn’t been this close to the Earth since January 6th, 1948 and won’t be again until November 25th, 2034. *Reminder to look back at this post in 2034 and remind myself of what my life was on 11/13/2016. I’ll be 57. I wonder what my grandparents were doing on…… Continue reading Perigee Super Moon 2016
It is 5:16 AM. Today I have an all day travel industry event and must leave very early so my morning ‘me time’ is cut very short. These things can be a bit draining but also great opportunities to do a lot of networking. Needless to say I’m looking forward to tomorrow which is Friday.…… Continue reading Journal Entry – 10.20.2016
Just saw this on Reddit, it is the Hubble Deep Field relative size to night sky. There are over 10,000 galaxies in that little square. It makes one think how inconsequential everything humanity has ever done on our pale blue dot actually is in comparison to the vastness of the universe and what must be… Continue reading Hubble Deep Field relative size to night sky