Category Archives: moon

Steering between the setting moon and the rising sun

Monthly I travel to Ann Arbor to visit my mother in an assisted living facility. On this last visit, I took her to get her hair done which includes molding her hair into a virtual sculpture by using enormous amounts of hair spray. We waited … Continue reading

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1,199,232,000 seconds have passed

Christmas Day full moon. An impressive photo that JB took last night just after we finished dinner. 38 years ago was the last time there was a full moon on Christmas. 13,880 days have passed since that date. 1,199,232,000 seconds … Continue reading

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Glowing bones of an ignored mystery

A spectacular sky this morning on my way to school. The sun had not yet risen. 6:15am. A half crescent moon looking like the x-ray outline of a brilliant white bowl in the dark sky. And beneath it a very … Continue reading

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Long Night Moon

This is last night’s “Long Night Moon,” aka “Cold Moon” or “Moon before the Yule.” Its name comes from the fact that it is the full moon which spends the longest time all year in the sky (when night is … Continue reading

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Blood Moon

JB could not help himself. Somewhere around 4:00 this morning he woke me up to come outside and look at the Blood Moon lunar eclipse. I have to admit, I could have put up a fight, and rolled over and … Continue reading

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JB’s Valentine Full Moon

After a delicious meal of fresh tuna, chard and kale, rice with Kagoshima grains, accompanied by a bottle of Kame (a rich Spanish red table wine acquired from our wine club), JB went outside and captured the full Valentine moon. … Continue reading

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JB’s Solstice moons

(All photos by JB)

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