Ode to my first vacation in 12 years


Exploration, Outdoors, Travel

Sure, I’ve had time off from work. Of course, nowadays companies (notably, the ones I’ve worked for) conflate “sick time” with “paid time off” without any benefits known as “vacation time”, which means I’ve easily been able to burn through all of my available time off in various ways. One year there was the funeral […]

August 1, 2019

The Very Large Array


Exploration, Travel

“Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist, but that’s just peanuts to space.” – Douglas Adams Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy It’s so big in fact, that there’s a huge radio […]

October 28, 2015

Throwback Thursday: Looking back


Travel

Usually “throwback” refers to a glimpse into the past. I took this picture back in July of 2007, shortly after moving to New Mexico. I remember looking at the sky, and marveling at how incredible it was, which is why I tried to capture as much of it as I could from as many angles […]

July 23, 2015