Full Moon Fever

Supermoon! The word itself carries magic. But that probably has more to do with media hype than any true recorded astronomical phenomenon. Interestingly enough, according to EarthSky, this year’s “supermoon” wasn’t really that special in the grand scheme of things. Yes, it took place during the perigee—the moon’s closest point to Earth—but that actually happens…… Continue reading Full Moon Fever

Escape to the Clouds

“For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. The great affair is to move.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson I posted this quote on my Facebook page, just hours before climbing into the passenger seat of a rental car and heading toward the mountains with my partner…… Continue reading Escape to the Clouds

Why Las Cruces?

The question was asked again, recently. “Why Las Cruces, Dave? You could have moved anywhere, why did you choose Las Cruces?” It’s a long story. To begin with, I’ve had a love affair with the state of my birth since I was old enough to understand the implications of being born where I was. New…… Continue reading Why Las Cruces?