Full Sturgeon Super Moon

Tonight is the peak of the Perseids and a full moon. It’s not just a full moon, but a super moon– and the Sturgeon Moon at that. Had to get at least one photo up tonight as this glorious orb and shooting stars herald the arrival of a milestone birthday of a beloved family member. […]

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Super Worm Equinox Purim Moon

Above the tower — a lone, twice-sized moon.On the cold river passing night-filled homes,It scatters restless gold across the waves.On mats, it shines richer than silken gauze. Empty peaks, silence: among sparse stars,Not yet flawed, it drifts. Pine and cinnamonSpreading in my old garden . . . All light,All ten thousand miles at once in […]

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Lunar Pareidolia

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. -attributed to George Carlin Sunday, January 20th, 2019 was a super moon (close to the earth), blood moon (lunar eclipse), and wolf moon, the first full moon of January. Here in the greater Seattle area we weren’t sure if we’d be able […]

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Die Plenae Lunae Reversurus

Today on January 1st, 2018, we were blessed with one of the most beautiful full moons I’ve ever seen. I ran out onto the dock of Log Boom Park in Kenmore, Washington to try and capture the glory of the moonrise and light. Looking down the dock to the south. This is at the northern […]

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Faux Blood Moon?

WOW. I was just coming home from the store and had to stop to take pictures of this gorgeous rising moon. I couldn’t quite get a steady shot, even balancing the camera on a fire hydrant, but you can see why I was in awe. We aren’t due for another blood moon yet, but this […]

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Waxing Wednesday

Tonight I was taking pictures of the gorgeous rising moon glowing through an ethereal midnight blue canopy. I was trying out a different camera and was very pleased that I could simply zoom in on the moon and see such detail. What an improvement! This weekend we have a supermoon, technically lunar perigee when the […]

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