Fortunate that the weather is nice tonight and I'm able to see the Lunar Eclipse or Super Blood Wolf Moon from my backyard.
Since the time change, it's dark when I get out from work. As I walked to my car, I noticed the bright star near the crescent moon, and wasn't sure if it were Venus at the time. The first thing that came to mind was that it looked like a kangaroo from a distance since… Continue reading Bright Venus
It's a bit cloudy, but the Blue Moon shines bright tonight. Click to view a larger image.
We were so fortunate that the weather was exceptionally nice on Sunday, which is our second day. I didn't get up in time to see the sunrise since I was up all night the night before, I might have had 1 hour of sleep. I went to the store campground to get some ice and… Continue reading Pirateland Campground in Myrtle Beach Day 2
The disadvantage of living in the Foothills is that we live so far away from the ocean, and we could only plan our trip on a long weekend. Last Labor day weekend we tent camping at Emerald Isle, and this year we decided to head to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It was a 5 hour… Continue reading Pirateland Campground in Myrtle Beach Day 1
[vimeo https://vimeo.com/45951122 w=515&amp;amp;h=290] Click here to watch this video on YouTube I'm a bit behind in my posting, we went camping after we left the temple Sunday morning. We got there around 2 pm and we were told that they didn't have power and running water. The power went out about the same time as the… Continue reading Camping at Shenandoah Valley Campground July 1 to July 3, 2012
The Paeonia 'Krinkled White' started to bloom last week. As for today they are still blooming and some are wilted. The Scarlett O' Hara also bloomed last week. And we have new blooms today. My ice plants open during daylight hours and close by nightfall. I looked up and saw a full moon, and took… Continue reading Friday Flowers and Full Moon
This is my contribution to Scott's Assignment 17: Rule of Thirds. I hope you will join because Scott is giving away a free spot in Kent Weakley’s next eClass on Composition starting on January 20, 2012. The winner will be randomly drawn from the assignment submissions and deadline for the assignment is January 18, 2012.… Continue reading Assignment 17: Rule of Thirds
I thought I would get to see the lunar eclipse this month, but honestly I don't even know if it were visible in our area. I just have a hard time converting the time that they gave on the internet, some would give the Universal time and others Pacific time, and by the time I… Continue reading Weekend Random Photos
Click here to view this video on YouTube The Jack Dempsey Fry are 13 week old. This is Bo's hand and as you can see that some Fry are bigger than others. I'm glad that they are not piranhas, otherwise they would have feasted on his hand. Lee was feeding them brine shrimps. They moved… Continue reading Jack Dempsey Fry 13 Week Old
November's full moon is also known as Full Beaver Moon. This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, and to ensure a supply of warm winter furs. Another interpretation suggests that the name Full Beaver Moon comes from the fact that the beavers are now actively preparing for winter. It is… Continue reading November Frosty Moon
Lee noticed the full moon was orange in color as we drove home tonight. It's considered a special full moon this month and it gets its name because its appearance low in the southeastern sky for several nights and this will give farmers extra time to harvesting crops. Of course this is all before the… Continue reading Harvest Moon
It was so cloudy tonight and I didn't think I would be able to see the full moon. The Full Moon of August is known as the Grain Moon. In Algonquian it is known as Sturgeon Moon. Other names are Red Moon, Green Corn Moon, Lightning Moon, and Dog Moon. In Hindi it is known… Continue reading August Full Moon
I'm a day late, a dollar short and missed the lunar eclipse, I have to blame this on my location. The photo below is from yahoo news, the Earth completely casts its shadow over the moon in a total lunar eclipse as seen in Manila, Philippines before dawn Thursday June 16, 2011. The total lunar… Continue reading June Full Strawberry Moon
We had a severe storm pass through this morning, and the wind gusting seemed like 60mph. Most of my dad's cherry blossom are on the ground. Many trees were down in his neighborhood. I feel bad for this person, this is the second Bradford Pear tree that's down. A good thing that it didn't hit… Continue reading Saturday Random Photos