The Ambience of the Moon – Setting the Mood

In awe, I watched the waxing moon ride across the zenith of the heavens like an ambered chariot towards the ebony void of infinite space wherein the tethered belts of Jupiter and Mars hang, for ever festooned in their orbital majesty. And as I looked at all this I thought… I must put a roof…

Photographs of a Half Moon and Sunrises

The photo challenge this week is Half-Light. At sunrise this morning, the moon appeared to be Half too! The sun does not abandon the moon to darkness. ― Brian A. McBride, Dominion – Same time, same sunrise, same moon (that tiny white dot near the top right of the photo. The sky is that beautiful…

Supermoon Lunar Eclipse

NASA can explain the Supermoon Lunar Eclipse much better than I can – but I took the photos to show the Moon changing! (Location: near Calgary, Alberta, Canada.) The Car Guy had been talking about this event for days, so he was quite disappointed when the clouds covered the beginning of the eclipse on Sunday,…

Close Up – Macro Spruce Resin and Zoom Moon

Close up photo of sticky spruce sap (resin) and a few captured ants – taken with a macro lens. Close up photo of a waxing gibbous moon, wispy clouds in the foreground – taken with a zoom lens. This week’s WordPress.com Photo Challenge is: Close Up Post 506

What is a Blue Moon?

From now on we live in a world where man has walked on the Moon. It’s not a miracle; we just decided to go. -Tom Hanks- Every two or three years, there are two full moons in one month. The second full moon is called a Blue Moon. A Blue Moon can also occur when…