Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Amateur Astronomer Travels, Part 2: Northern Lights

“In a dark time, the eye begins to see.” –Theodore Roethke Are you as fascinated by the Northern Lights as I am? Shall we organize an outing? An Aurora is a “natural light display in the sky”, seen in both … Continue reading

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The Amateur Astronomer Travels, Part 1: The Southern Cross

“The Milky Way…is now invisible to two-thirds of those living in the United States. If this does not bother you, that may be because you have never seen it stretched out above your head like a meadow of smallest stars.” … Continue reading

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The Importance of Inspiration

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. – Ella Fitzgerald Sometimes we travel because we have to. Family connections, medical emergencies, … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Some Memories

A great way to learn about your country is to leave it. ~Henry Rollins Last week I asked you to recall your first international trip; the responses I got were wonderful! Clearly many of you had interesting and unexpected wake-up … Continue reading

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