Tasting the Unsearchable

Seeing the night skies for many people is like a taste of the unsearchable. Perhaps scenes on the earth are too common, so the same reaction does not bubble up so quickly. There is nothing like a beautiful night sky scene, even if it is as simple as a moonrise in clouds,… Continue reading

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Being Ready

There is an element of observing that is not often described. It has something to do with being ready or having  a posture to move and act at short notice. We had been traveling the whole day and came upon a little park in Nebraska. We were tired but we… Continue reading

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Lunar Walls and Walls of the Heart

Most of the time I notice craters and the boundaries of “seas” on the moon. Two observing nights in middle April were entirely different. I noticed severe separations on the lunar surface. Sometimes they are called walls; sometimes they are sharp valleys. They are evidence of something catastropic and they… Continue reading

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Walking Down the Valley and Thoughts of Japan

We do practical projects in CHRISTWORKS that come out of our faith in Jesus Christ. I still remember visiting a little church near New Orleans. They had been pretty much wiped out by Katrina and were in a race to get on their feet again. We helped a little bit.… Continue reading

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Fall, Front Passage, Clouds, and the Moon

Late fall on the Eastern Seaboard of the USA is marked by rapid front passages, quick changes in weather, and cloud formations that change just as quickly. It is also marked by wondrous color that marks the forests. This sketch was during one of those rapidly changing days. Sketching the… Continue reading

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