SuperMoon, Super YOU & Solstice!

I admit, I stumbled my way through Freshman Astronomy 101.  When told the moon is 238,900 miles away from earth, I asked “So, how many times would I have to drive from Houston to Austin?”  Of course my question elicited snickers.  However, I was trying to put a context around that great distance so I could understand viscerally.  Yep, I’m a kinesthetic learner.   The almost full moon and Pacific Ocean have dazzled me the last few nights.  The … [Read more...]

Summer Solstice June 21, 2011

The longest day of the year is upon us! The Summer Solstice conjures up childhood memories of: ♦ Playing outside with friends even after dinner♦ A Feeling of “I CAN!”♦ A feeling that the next school year was a long way off As an adult, the Summer Solstice might just find you working too hard, too long, and feeling pressured rather than inspired. (I say a big, fat “ugh” to feeling pressured!) Summer Solstice Is a Reason to Celebrate! Google … [Read more...]