Monthly Archive: September 2009

Sep 30 2009

Red Giants and Cab-Driving Superstars

One of the easiest constellations to find in the nighttime sky is Orion. The picture to the right shows a somewhat over-illuminated view compared to what you’ll actually see from a typical city with street lights ablaze, but it does accurately show the structure of the constellation. My 6-year-old and 4-year-old have even learned to …

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Sep 08 2009

The Road Not Taken (and why I wish it had stayed that way)

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference – Robert Frost Ahhh, the allure of independence, free will, and personal freedom. The free spirit in all of us knows that the road less traveled is the one to take. It’s …

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