3 Things that Have Improved my Year. The Reader, Rifters ...

Yeah, this rotten year improves slightly with some good writing news. Earlier this summer I had a lot of trouble with motivation. As many of you know, loss permeated my life most of this year. In fact, this past Monday was my brother’s birthday. He would have been 45. Not a day goes by where […]

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Star Guiding. Why I Shiver on a Mountaintop in the Dead o...

This hella year has kept me rooted most of the summer. I was thrilled to get back to the summit of Pine Mountain to do some star guiding this past weekend.   The mountain set out in the vastness of the western wilderness is balm to my soul. And I’ve been in terrible need of some […]

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How Color was Seen in the 1920’s. Glass Lanterns. W...

Prior to Kodak producing film for color slides and Technicolor, the way people experienced other places and events in color was by attending a glass lantern show. Often accompanied by scripts and lectures, a projector and hand-painted glass slides put on screen many far away places or inspiring new information. Glass slides were often used […]

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