The Maker of the Circle

The last shred of orange glow from the sun was receding above the tree line. I was in no hurry to drink the cup of fresh coffee. Only one bat was dive-bombing the Spring insects. The sky was clear and the winds were calm. I didn’t even need a jacket.… Continue reading

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The Amazing Created Eye

The action of my eye on November 20 was incredibly amazing but not because I did something. It is because God did something special and reminded me of it. That night I watched a wide swath of the heavens (called a wide field of view) after a short period of dark… Continue reading

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White Wisp to Colored Jewel

There is a little nebula between the star “Altair” and the constellation “Cygnus” that is a wisp of white with a small telescope. Careful eyes will find it seems to have ends that are brighter around a contracted middle. The little observing sheet shows a quick sketch of this pretty… Continue reading

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Created Sea and Formed Land

Many people are mesmerized by the sea. Wide waters capture imaginations. Waves, wind, and the edges of continents attract visitors, enthrall children,  and are the focal point for shipping, commerce, and recreation. I grew up along inland waters and remember running in and out with the breaking waves on a small beach. Last… Continue reading

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Colorful Trouble

There is an expression in journalism in the form of a question: “What’s the inside scoop?” In other words, what is the real story? What is the real condition of things? In the process of working on a wooden fence in the winter months of the San Joaquin Valley, the… Continue reading

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