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Did you ever…?

… see such a sad demon, in all your life…

It’s in the eyes… mostly…
That, and those (certainly) unfortunate lower canines… Read More

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Up, up, and away…

A picture from an annual balloon festival I attended some years back…

Now…
I had thought to accompany this pic with a video of “Up, up and away” by the Fifth Dimension… a frothy little confection of bubblegum pop from the late 1960’s…

But some things just haven’t aged as well as others. Read More

What the…?

April Fools…

… a day late…

So, I got up this morning to some five or six inches of the white stuff…
And we’re not referring to the sand of a pristine tropical beach, here…
Nor are we talking about a newly minted stack of printer paper, either…

The equinox was a coupla’ two tree weeks back that away (⬅ that way, if anyone’s counting…) Read More

It’s getting closer…

… to an actual, honest-to-goodness, by-god semblance of Spring around here…

By which I mean the average temperature has inched up a few degrees, on average…
It’s still too cold for any extended time outdoors, without standing under anything less than a burning man celebration…

But the spring astrophotography season is creeping ever closer.

I can’t wait…

Gonna try my hand at some DSO’s this year.
That’s deep space objects, for those of you who don’t reside quite as far off-planet as I do.

Meanwhile, a picture from the high plains of California’s Yosemite National Park…

Just looking at it makes me thirsty…

 

 

 

 

 

This by that…

Well, it’s been really… weird, around here…

Yesterday was the dreaded, great and powerful OZ… um, I mean a four easter, which was gonna decimate the eastern seaboard, the maritime provinces… and all of the space/time continuum, if the weather pundits were to be believed… Read More