Just Super

A splendid shot of the Moon from Victo Dolore

Behind the White Coat

Super moon via telescope and iPhone

This was my attempt at capturing the Super Moon earlier this week. Keep in mind, it was taken with my iPhone pressed up against the lens of my telescope. Not professional by any means but still pretty nifty…

I love things like this that remind me how small I really am. Makes things like pesky EHRs seem so irrelevant.

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Water Moon

Water Moon from D. Wallace Peach

Myths of the Mirror

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In my fantasy world, the winter rains blend the sea and sky into billowing hues of blue and gray. They paint the islands with a steady brush of storms, drum cold fingers on diamond panes, and drip through the draped boughs of evergreen. The last mottled colors of autumn skitter away with the wind.

Villagers venture down puddled lanes, hooded cloaks clutched against the sheeting rain. In the gray twilit mists, roadside bramble twists black, brittle and forlorn, and the smoke of wood fires scents the air with memories of home. Inside, a warm hearth awaits them, a welcoming blaze of vermillion in the deepening dusk of the year.

The full Water Moon shows her face in tonight’s night sky. This will be a supermoon, larger than usual because it’s orbit is closer to Earth. If you have a clear sky, I hope you catch a glimpse of her magic.

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Planned Women’s March On Washington- January 21st, 2017

Nasty men and women. join the Women’s March On Washington- January 21st, 2017

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Cartoon for Oct. 21, 2016.This notice is a call out for All Nasty Women and Men Who Are Anti-hate to join forces to march on Washington on January 21, 2017, the day after our President-elect Donald Trump’s Inauguration ceremony. The following information can be found on Facebook.
WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON- JANUARY 21st, 2017

OFFICIAL STATEMENT, National Organizers”On January 21, 2017 we will unite in Washington, DC for the Women’s March on Washington. We stand together in solidarity with our partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety, our health, and our families — recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country.”Cartoon for Nov. 16, 2016.“The rhetoric of the past election cycle has insulted, demonized, and threatened many of us–women, immigrants of all statuses, those with diverse religious faiths particularly Muslim, people who identify as LGBTQIA, Native and Indigenous people, Black and Brown people, people with disabilities, the economically…

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Support Lindsey Graham! Lindsey Graham Calls for Investigation Into Russian Election Tampering

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Call 1- 202-224 -5972 to support Senator Lindsey Graham in his pursuit of an investigation into Russian Involvement in the US Elections

Just as Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin’s friendship was really starting to bloom, some trouble back home may complicate Trump’s vision of a new era in U.S.-Russia relations. On Tuesday, Republican senator Lindsey Graham called on the Senate to open an investigation into Russia’s reported interference into the presidential election.

“Assuming for a moment that we do believe that the Russian government was controlling outside organizations that hacked into our election, they should be punished,” Graham said. “Putin should be punished.”

During the election, American intelligence officials repeatedly voiced concerns that Russia was using cyberattacks — hacking the DNC and leaking emails damaging to Hillary Clinton, for example — to influence the outcome of the election.

Graham is no friend of Donald Trump and has often opposed him publicly, though he has said that he would support him fully as commander-in-chief. The senator’s call represents an attack on Trump’s policy positions, especially because the investigation that Graham has described would not be limited to the election, but would also include what he calls “Russia’s misadventures throughout the world,” even in places like Syria.

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