Monthly Archives: January 2016

Beginner’s Luck

First picture taken through new Meade telescope. Camera was a basic Canon pocket model.

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Aldebaran and Clouds

                . The telescope arrived in good condition late on Friday. On Saturday, I had it assembled…and it was very clouded over, so I studied and read and tried to get my mind … Continue reading

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At Last, My Telescope

I was born to be a scientist. As a musician, I’m an organist and a theorist; need I adduce more proof? (And really: Galileo made the first telescope from an organ pipe!) But there’s more. I came of age in … Continue reading

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Bread Recipe

French bread rising on counter. Here’s the formula:  . –1 cup, plus a splash, unfiltered New Jersey tap water –1 packet supermarket yeast –2.5 cups, Gold Medal Organic White Flour (adjust amount to preferred texture; I like a slightly slack … Continue reading

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