Category Archives: The Journey

Bruen Burgers

My dad was called “Bruen” all his life. It was his middle name–an old name in our family, and I’ve enjoyed researching it–but that’s not my topic today. Today we’ll talk about what I have dubbed Bruen Burgers. Hamburgers à … Continue reading

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Ashes to Ashes

A break from the astronomy–though last evening offered really good seeing and high transparency, and I had the best views I’ve ever had of Jupiter and of M13. The ash trees are dying. All of them. Everywhere. On this continent. … Continue reading

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Early Days

Looking back over my life, I note the years 1969 and 1970 as high-water marks of my early fascination with astronomy. In 1969 there was Apollo 11, and I was “over the moon” the whole time. I remained glued to … Continue reading

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The Family Scientist

It’s true–I’m the family scientist, at least by temperament and inclination, hobbies and enduring passions. (Let me add–surprisingly for a religious believer, perhaps–my outlook on life.) I speak both of my biological family, and my family. The only thing I … Continue reading

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Protected: Happy 122nd, Gracie!

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Protected: Farewell to Honeybunch

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Protected: Freedom!

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Protected: October Diary

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Protected: Diary of a Young Organist

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Protected: Of Golden Boys

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