Sky Sights

Thursday, August 19th, 2010 Posted in writing | No Comments »

I missed seeing the Perseids this year. That’s the name of the meteor shower which happens every August. Last week it was too cloudy, so I couldn’t see it; but there will be many clear nights for sky-watching before August ...

Starlight, Stars Not-So-Bright

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 Posted in photo, writing | 2 Comments »

The wonder of the star-filled night sky has inspired mystics, saints, and artists for centuries. The Hebrew psalmist declared that God calls each star by name and they shine out at his bidding, saints like Ignatius Loyola looked at the ...

Storm Sky in Omaha, June 2008

Saturday, June 21st, 2008 Posted in photo | No Comments »