Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of day. - Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues - Early morning cheerfulness can be extremely obnoxious. - William Feather - It sounds plausible enough tonight, but wait until tomorrow. Wait for the common sense of the morning.” - H.G. Wells, … Continue reading Moon and Venus Sunrise
The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding— Riding—riding— The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door. - The Highwayman, Alfred Noyes (1880-1958) - If … Continue reading Moon Shots
In awe, I watched the waxing moon ride across the zenith of the heavens like an ambered chariot towards the ebony void of infinite space wherein the tethered belts of Jupiter and Mars hang, for ever festooned in their orbital majesty. And as I looked at all this I thought... I must put a roof … Continue reading Ambience of the Moon – Setting the Mood
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The photo challenge this week is Half-Light. At sunrise this morning, the moon appeared to be Half too! The sun does not abandon the moon to darkness. ― Brian A. McBride, Dominion - Same time, same sunrise, same moon (that tiny white dot near the top right of the photo. The sky is that beautiful … Continue reading Half Moon and Sunrises
NASA can explain the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse much better than I can - but I took the photos to show the Moon changing! (Location: near Calgary, Alberta, Canada.) The Car Guy had been talking about this event for days, so he was quite disappointed when the clouds covered the beginning of the eclipse on Sunday, … Continue reading Supermoon Lunar Eclipse
Photo of the moon or photo of a palm tree?
Close up photo of sticky spruce sap (resin) and a few captured ants - taken with a macro lens. Close up photo of a waxing gibbous moon, wispy clouds in the foreground - taken with a zoom lens. This week's WordPress.com Photo Challenge is: Close Up
From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It's not a miracle; we just decided to go. -Tom Hanks- Every two or three years, there are two full moons in one month. The second full moon is called a Blue Moon. A Blue Moon can also occur when … Continue reading What is a Blue Moon?
I got a new camera a few days ago. It is the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. I'll skip right to the photos I took this morning so that you can see why I am very happy with this camera. This was the view from my back door this morning. The neighbour's farm buildings are near … Continue reading Canon PowerShot SX50 HS Camera – Zoom