A random thing here - our Scout Troop is known as the Dragonslayers. Nice theme, because we're hosted by St. George's, St. George killed a dragon... anyway, we're camping at a District event where Halloween is the theme. As part of our campsite entrance, we hope to incorporate skulls of recently vanquished dragons, because... why…Read more Dragonslayer Decor
During my recent trip to Hawai'i, the astro-geek in me was 1) wondering if I'd be able to see any Perseids, and 2) trying to adjust perspective, looking at the same sky from 20 degrees farther south that I was used to. What I didn't count on was the clarity of the skies - I…Read more Hawai’i Nights
This is out of character (some), but I AM a "Flying Squirrel" for a reason. A little intersection of my outdoors, space and aeronautical interests sometimes just lets me sit back and appreciate engineering and, in this case, precision teamwork. Thanks to my lovely wife for the photos!! Taken at the Pax Air Expo, NAS…Read more Blue Angels
Taken on day six of eleven along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, this was atop Stony Man Mountain in Shenandoah National Park. Though I was tired, run-down, and smelled even worse than I looked - there's no place I'd rather be! This was posted in response to the Daily Post's Weekly Photo Challenge - I'd…Read more No Place I’d Rather Be…
Tonight was nice and clear - so I went out to hunt for the dwarf planet, Ceres. I was inspired to look by Telescope Paul, who spotted it last week. I pretty much used the same star-hopping technique he did, but Ceres is moving, and sits a little higher, a little closer to Gemini than…Read more Starry Night
A look back on the posted photos of January, 2018.
I took so much time off around the holidays, the photo list is a little light this month, but in case you missed them, here they are! I'm planning on doing something a little different with photos in 2018, we'll see how that works out. Happy New Year, everybody!!