Love and the Running Man

Part of our love is discovering the heavens together. On this occasion (the day after Christmas) neither one of us had ever observed the Running Man Nebula. Exploring something new with each other is something that has gone on for decades. A long while ago I wanted to canoe; we… Continue reading

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Situation Awareness and the Greatness of God

I want to show you a lesson in situation awareness from the heavens but extend the principle to a larger subject. Let us start as if you were observing with me in my front yard on a late Summer evening in Virginia. Let us say we are looking to the… Continue reading

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Misty Night Orion

We were so busy overseas that getting an hour to just look up at the skies with a telescope alone were pretty rare, especially if I was expecting a clear night. Clear periods in the Philippines do not happen that often. So a few weeks into our 2 month stay… Continue reading

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July Memories, Plans, and the Center of the Galaxy

Summer is a special time in the heavens, because the Southern skies show themselves relatively high for those in the Northern lattitudes. Those southern skies show the central region of our own galaxy. July also marks the month when we often invite our Chinese friends from a little Chinese church in… Continue reading

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