While walking in London’s Hyde Park a few years ago we spied what looked like a dark-colored mailbox and I thought of cookies we had mailed to family for Christmas. Closer examination, however, revealed that it would not be wise to try and mail the sort of cookies that would be found in this box!
Three planets align diagonally between the palm trees in last evening’s twilight. Bright Jupiter rests at the upper left of the image, Saturn is in the middle of the image, and very bright Venus dots the lower right of the image. Mercury was just visible a little earlier near the horizon. A year ago, JupiterContinue reading “Planetary Trio”
A warm, colorful Christmas beats a white Christmas any day.
One more week to go to our 50th anniversary. It was really nice of Disney to put up all these signs and displays in our honor. At least that’s our way of thinking!
“Down in Front” read the 2011 National Geographic website that featured my photo of a sunspot with a jetliner passing through. I image the Sun every day that time and weather allow and have sent nearly 7,000 images of old Sol to the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers. This was the first time thatContinue reading “Down in Front”
See, see, what do I see? A cat in a tree where it ought not be… (Anyone who knows Marmalade the cat would not be surprised.) Thanks, Skylar, for permission to use your photo.
There will be a lot of smiles thanks to a gifted baker who spent an afternoon and evening making cookies. Who needs elves when you have a Fairy?
Good hiking is back at the Cross Florida Greenway Trail which runs by our our housing development. Summertime brings bugs, brush, and uncomfortably high temperatures for hiking, but now it is cool, the bugs are in hiding, and they mowed down the brush along the trail. I went over two and a half miles onContinue reading “Woodland Wonderland”
What other possible explaination?
While adjusting Christmas lights outside, I noticed this colorful gift from our maple tree by our doorstep. It seemed a fitting symbol of this season of giving.