Starlight Geek

In Visione Veritas

Sophie I am not quite certain how I found it, but I do remember running through the woods in the cold behind the hospital until I stumbled across a small clearing with an overgrown well.

Simple Spanakopita

My family calls them “spinach samosas.” Whatever term for a stuffed pastry you prefer, everyone can agree these are delicious.

Modern Homesteading

A few days ago, a friend of mine wrote a series of tweets about Ways to Prepare. These were various broad things that people could do to prepare themselves for things such as the worst case Tr*mp Presidency scenarios (nuclear…

Blips

Blips

So, I have a bit of a thing for crowdfunding projects. Today, I got the product from one of my smaller backings in the mail — BLIPS micro/macro-photography dots. They fit over the camera lens of your smartphone and act…

Cheddar Potato Leek Soup

Cheddar Potato Leek Soup

Let’s pretend a recipe post is a totally appropriate return to the world of blogging. I hate those blogs where people put the recipe at the very end, so here you go. This recipe for Cheddar Potato Leek Soup scales…

Farewell to a Legend

Farewell to a Legend

I was absolutely gutted when I woke up this morning to learn that Sir Christopher Lee had passed away over the weekend. I will fully admit I cried — but seeing the tributes being paid to him across the internet…

Smoke Over Washington, D.C.

Smoke Over Washington, D.C.

Since the afternoon of Tuesday (9 June 2015), Washington, D.C. has experienced smokey skies. I noticed it while out in Virginia. I used to live in Los Angeles, so I know what wildfire smoke (and skies) look like. When I…

Solar Trees!

Solar Trees!

How cool is this? A company called Sol-Logic has developed a solar-powered “tree”¬†made from 100% sustainable materials. It provides shade, cool water, free wifi, and you can even connect to people at other solar trees around the world! Right now,…

Multigenerational Space Geekiness

Multigenerational Space Geekiness

  My love of astronomy and the night sky comes directly from my father. His original career of choice for post-undergrad was an astronomer. However, after meeting my mother, he decided to go to law school so that he could…

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