Archive for January 2017

Facts are Resistance--Badlands NPS

“The Eyes of the Future are looking back at us and they are praying for us to see beyond our own time.” Terry Tempest Williams pic.twitter.com/68anQHGEsd — Badlands Nat’l Park (@BadlandsNPS) December 20, 2016 Tuesday, January 24, 2017— It’s Tuesday,  and how quickly things change! Remember Saturday?  There were marches around the world. The resistance began.... Read more »

March in January--Women's March in Chicago and around the world

March in January--Women's March in Chicago and around the world
January 21, 2017– Spring came early to Chicago on Saturday. After days of gray sky and rain, the sky was cloudless blue. The ground was muddy. but the downtown streets were blooming.  People wore pink, like flowers. The pink hats are a statement, a protest, an affirmation of resistance to  the presidency of  Donald Trump, and his... Read more »

Why do we buy bread before bad weather?

Why do we buy bread before bad weather?
When the forecast calls for a blizzard,  ice storms, power outages, maybe you are one of the people who rushes to the grocery store to stock up on essentials.   It makes sense  to be prepared.  And of course, others have the same idea!  This is why you will see pictures of empty bread shelves, and lines of... Read more »
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Calendar Days

Calendar Days
Happy New Year, and a waxing crescent moon. There’s a comet near the moon, too,   in the southwest sky. It’s called Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková—or 45P for short. It’s not easy to see without binoculars or a telescope, but  it is there. You can read more about it here. The moon has its own calendar, its changing phases.... Read more »