QOTD: I love the night passionately…

I love the night passionately. I love it as I love my country, or my mistress, with an instinctive, deep, and unshakeable love. I love it with all my senses: I love to see it, I love to breathe it in, I love to open my ears to its silence, I love my whole body…

Photo of the Day – Flags Guarding the Coast

This is still “Fleet Week” in Portland, Oregon. However, the United States Navy gets all the PR for being here; But, the United States Coast Guard, while protecting the Naval Ships, has a couple ships in port, too. So, I thought they should get a bit of a shout out, also. Thank you for your…

Photo of the Day – Crooked And Tall

Looking up into the sky, I caught this beautiful sight. While it wouldn’t look nearly as exciting in color – well, maybe the blue skies behind it would have – I thought, in black and white, it was striking and enjoyable.

Quote of the Day – Galileo Galilei on Viewing the Earth

On this day, in 1642 Galileo Galilei died. Almost every night, I look up at the sky and the stars in wonder, appreciating what’s out beyond our grasp. It’s moments like that, I still feel like a little kid. “If you could see the earth illuminated when you were in a place as dark as…