Friday, February 23rd, 2018

I have been renting time on telescopes located near beautiful downtown Rodeo, New Mexico, in the extreme southwest corner of the state. Rodeo is nestled in a mountain valley at an altitude of 4,000 feet in an area known to astronomers for pristine skies with “good seeing.” If you have ever been out on the […]

Today is the first day of my 80th year in this vale of tears. I was swinging along down Maine Street, deep in thought, when I heard a voice. I glanced around, but no one was in sight. Then I heard very distinctly, “Oh, the bother of it all,” coming from the direction of an […]

Credit & Copyright: Max Alexander, STFC, SPL Although it has felt like summertime for several weeks now, it seems right to officially acknowledge the season. Baseball spring training is now ‘way back in the distant past, when I baptize my change of seasons from bummer to summer, and it won’t be long now until the […]