April 15, 2014
Blood Moon

Up late for the total lunar eclipse

that tints the Moon a coppery red.

This first evening of Passover, we enter

the Earth’s shadow too obscured by clouds

hiding blood as darkness passes over us.

bloodmoon

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March 29, 2014
So many shots of this morning’s pairing of the moon with the brightest planet, Venus in the predawn sky today and yesterday (March 27 and 28). More athttp://earthsky.org/space/miss-the-moon-and-venus-this-morning-photos-here

So many shots of this morning’s pairing of the moon with the brightest planet, Venus in the predawn sky today and yesterday (March 27 and 28). More athttp://earthsky.org/space/miss-the-moon-and-venus-this-morning-photos-here

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March 5, 2014
Midnight Tea

The day is gone. Drinking steamcloud tea, thinking of Basho alone and borrowing sleep from the scarecrow’s sleeves as a far Moon…

Midnight Tea

The day is gone. Drinking steamcloud tea, thinking of Basho alone and borrowing sleep from the scarecrow’s sleeves as a far Moon…

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March 3, 2014
Moonlight Sonata

Piano Sonata Number 14 in C# Minor, Opus 27, Number 2 sounds less Romantic. Quasi una fantasia…

Moonlight Sonata

Piano Sonata Number 14 in C# Minor, Opus 27, Number 2 sounds less Romantic. Quasi una fantasia…

February 28, 2014
New Moon, Black Moon

New Moon, Black Moon

There was no New Moon this month, but there will be two in March – on the 1st and the 30th.

I have seen some websites call the New Moon a Black Moon. That is not an astronomical term but the name is understandable since the Moon is not normally visible at this phase (except when it is seen in silhouette during a solar eclipse).

To…

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February 13, 2014
Winter PondA Basho moon, almost full, follows me around the white pond edge drawn withwind moving reeds, a…View Post

Winter Pond

A Basho moon, almost full, follows me
around the white pond edge drawn with
wind moving reeds, a…

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January 31, 2014
The Year of the HorseToday is the Lunar New Year (AKA Chinese New Year) and this year is the year of the horse. Chinese…View Post

The Year of the Horse

Today is the Lunar New Year (AKA Chinese New Year) and this year is the year of the horse. Chinese…

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January 15, 2014
The Ice Moon and the Morning StarA composite enhanced image of the Moon as taken by the Galileo spacecraft in 1992.
Our first Full…View Post

The Ice Moon and the Morning Star

A composite enhanced image of the Moon as taken by the Galileo spacecraft in 1992.

Our first Full…

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January 4, 2014
Laws of MotionA cold night for Isaac Newton’s birthday.
This Moon between new and first quarteris always cold. It…View Post

Laws of Motion

A cold night for Isaac Newton’s birthday.
This Moon between new and first quarter
is always cold. It…

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January 1, 2014
New Year’s DayThe day opens as every day before.
The sun rises seen or unseen.
It is a new year only ifyou follow…View Post

New Year’s Day

The day opens as every day before.
The sun rises seen or unseen.
It is a new year only if
you follow…

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December 17, 2013
The Full Moon Before Yule Is Tonight
Tonight, December 17, will be the last Full Moon of 2013. We sometimes have two Full Moons this…View Post

The Full Moon Before Yule Is Tonight

Tonight, December 17, will be the last Full Moon of 2013. We sometimes have two Full Moons this…

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November 25, 2013
11/25/13  14:28  last quarter of the moon
LADDER TO THE MOON, Georgia O’Keefe, 1958

11/25/13  14:28  last quarter of the moon

LADDER TO THE MOON, Georgia O’Keefe, 1958

November 17, 2013
The Trading Full Moon
Tonight is the November Full Moon and for the Cherokee Indians this moon (called Nvdadequa) was…View Post

The Trading Full Moon

Tonight is the November Full Moon and for the Cherokee Indians this moon (called Nvdadequa) was…

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August 20, 2013
The August Dog Day’s MoonLast year, there were two full Moons in August, so the second was a “Blue Moon.” That’s not true…View Post

The August Dog Day’s Moon

Last year, there were two full Moons in August, so the second was a “Blue Moon.” That’s not true…

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July 7, 2013

Do You Want the Moon? t-shirt

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