It’s one step up from a christmas tree lighting ceremony. It draws more people than the Nutcracker Ballet, and it has just as many characters preforming. What is it? It’s the Mystic, Connecticut Lighted Boat Parade. Traveling down the Mystic River, a flotilla of assorted lighted craft made their way under the Mystic draw bridge to [...]
Monthly Archive for November, 2010
The clouds were slowly coming in, and the moon was coming up. In November it’s named the Beaver Moon. This was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs. Another interpretation suggests that the name Full Beaver Moon comes from the fact that the beavers [...]
Battling an almost full moon, and frosty ground conditions, the McGee School Astronomy Club in Berlin, Connecticut, held an observing session on Nov. 19th. The viewing grounds were just down the street at the Willard School field, which provided plenty of parking, and a large field to set up in. Assisting club mentor Laurie Averill, were several members [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Nov 17th, 2010
I have always heard that Jesus is in the drivers seat. There have even been songs written about it. Coming home from work today I have obtained proof that he is in the drivers seat, well, a car seat anyways. Now, this is one of the reasons why you always carry a camera around with [...]
I managed to take this wonderful expanse of the sky over Lake Pocotopaug in East Hampton, Connecticut the other night. Together with the poem from John Masefield below it really make you think of what is really out there. Please enjoy both. The first by looking and thinking of the universe in the picture, and the [...]
How fitting it was to see red skies over Hartford. This was the scene early this morning over the State Capitol building in Hartford, Connecticut today, after a huge political storm last night during the elections. Is the storm over yet in the state? I think not! Stay tuned…and keep looking up!