• Astronomy
  • Exploring the Universe Together

    NGC 4594, the Sombrero Galaxy Recently Kaleesha put up a pretty fantastic couple of posts. The first, Creation, the Big Bang or Both? is one in which she shares her current attempts to better understand the Big Bang. It has been very interesting to read about her intellectual journey since her rejection of Christianity several […]

  • Astronomy
  • Second night with the Z12

    Little Dumbbell My planned highlight for Sunday night’s chilly adventure was the Crab Nebula, but, though it was nice, it was not much improved over what is visible with the 8″.  The highlight of the night, as it turned out, was the Little Dumbbell Nebula. While it is less impressive in what it is (when […]

  • Living Simply
  • Just to let you know

    A couple posts today… this first is just to let folks know that I WILL get back to permaculture/homestead related writing at some point! But the simple reality is that in the winter there’s not a whole lot going on in that area. At the moment my day-to-day routine consists primarily of reading, occasional freelance […]