Category: Night Sky

Day 4: Deserts and Desserts

I unzip my tent and shiver in the cool air.According to my phone it’s only 34 degrees.  For a moment I consider crawling back into my sleeping bag to wait for the sun to rewarm the earth. And then I glimpse the colors on the eastern horizon.     I’m ten miles away from I-10 and even  though the posted speed limit is 70 on … Read More Day 4: Deserts and Desserts

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Midnight Berries under the Strawberry Moon

I missed the moon! More specifically I missed the rising of June’s full moon. But that won’t stop me from writing about it, or from gazing up into the night sky every chance I get. One of the best things about the June moon is that it welcomes the arrival of warm weather. It is the Rose Moon, the Lotus Moon, the Green Corn … Read More Midnight Berries under the Strawberry Moon

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Wolf moon

I love the night sky. Even on the coldest night, if the sky is clear, I slow down or even stop to gaze up at the stars.  Right now the sky is hidden behind the clouds of the first storm of 2015, but I’m hoping that those clouds will disappear at least long enough to provide a glimpse of the moon. Because tonight the … Read More Wolf moon