Friday, June 28, 2013
SkyWatch Friday: Lunapalooza
Here are my very humble contributions to last weekend's Super Moon "lunapalooza" :-) ...
Sunday evening's Full Moonrise
As it rose, its bright light illuminated some nearby thin clouds, giving it an ethereal look...
The Moon and clouds had apparently hit it off, because they were still hanging around together in the early morning's eastern sky...
See more SkyWatching "lunacy" (and various other moments of celestial mania) at...
This will be my last SkyWatch Friday post for a while, as I recently saw this brilliant advice on Pinterest...
... and so decided to follow it - and the open road - with one of the funnest people I know, my husband! :-)
Feels like we forgot something. Oh yeah, our car! LOL (We won't be traveling this light for our two week trip to the Pacific Northwest, believe me! Also, we won't be dressed like this. Or look anything like this. For this, of course, is not us). :-)
So until I return with bazillions of photos from our trip, including - let us hope - many of beautiful skies, have a great July! Happy Canada Day (which we'll be spending in Seattle) to our friendly neighbors to the north, and Happy Fourth of July (which we'll be spending in Canada, for we are nothing if not ironic) to our fellow Yanks! :-)
- INFERNO ~ Dan Brown
- MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD & EVIL ~ John Berendt
- MY NOTORIOUS LIFE: A NOVEL ~ Kate Manning
- ONE SUMMER: AMERICA, 1927 ~ Bill Bryson
- QUIET: THE POWER OF INTROVERTS IN A WORLD THAT CAN'T STOP TALKING ~ Susan Cain
- THE BEAUTIFUL CIGAR GIRL ~ Daniel Stashower
- THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY ~ Erik Larson
- THE SHADOWS, KITH AND KIN ~ Joe R. Lansdale
- THE TIPPING POINT ~ Malcolm Gladwell
There is still strong in our society the belief
that animals and the natural world have value
only insofar as they can be converted into revenue.
That nature is a commodity.
And that the American dream is one of unlimited consumption.
There are many of us, on the other hand,
who believe that animals and the natural world
have value by virtue of being alive.
That Nature is a community to which we belong
and to which we owe our lives.
And that the deeper American dream is one of unlimited compassion.
~John Robbins, "The Food Revolution"