Tag: full moon

Phases of October Moons

Phases of October Moons
In the midst of these uncertain times, there is the ever-changing moon. Every night, a different face. Perhaps the most familiar is the round full moon. It is the bane of werewolves!  It is older than humans, and the inspiration of music and myth, stories, paintings, photographs and poetry. The month of October offers crisp clear... Read more »

30 Days Wild--Day 20--Solstice!

30 Days Wild--Day 20--Solstice!
Today is summer  solstice. It is exact at 5:35 p.m.  CDT.  At this time, the sun  reaches  its northernmost point in our sky.  In the Northern hemisphere,  astronomical summer begins. For thousands of years, humans have celebrated the sun, the cycles of the solstices and equinoxes. Crowds  still gather at Stonehenge today.   Here is a... Read more »

Weather or not, lunar eclipse tonight!

Weather or not, lunar eclipse tonight!
It doesn’t look good for eclipse -viewing. It has been a day of rain, wind, and even graupel!  As I write this, snow is falling, clinging  like blossoms on the spring trees.  And the forecast? Disappointing. Overcast, no breaks in the clouds. I could say, there will be another total lunar eclipse in October, the second of the... Read more »
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Five Classic Weather Questions----The Answers May Surprise You

When it comes to weather, there are endless questions!  I thought I would  investigate a few that we think we already know the answers to.  I  tried to use some different sources, not just Wikipedia, and I hope you  find reading  this as much fun as I did  doing the research.  Let’s get started, shall... Read more »