Ready for fall? Anyone??
For my sci-fi geek friends: a good sized digital repository of Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine is now on archive.org. Lots of awesome old-school science fiction stories to read, with great illustrations. Robots, alien landscapes, time travel, space babes… yeah! Thanks to my buddy Ross for sharing with me. 🙂
*Not an eclipse photo!
The thick smokey air this morning turned the sun an amazing pink hue. More visually stimulating than the actual eclipse, in my opinion. 🙂
(Yep, it’s that tiny dot)
In honor of December 2nd, 2016… Epic Move Day.
I grabbed this time lapse today of forest fire smoke plume exploding into the sky. It looks like a volcanic eruption…
I found a great restoration project in Abruzzo, in the mountains but near the sea. It’s marketed as a house, but it looks like an old convent to me.
Sometimes the best gifts come in tiny packages. A friend gave me a sandwich bag of lemon seeds wrapped in a wet paper towel. These were seeds from a lemon tree that came from another friend’s yard, and he described the lemons as sweet and delicious. He ate them in a bowl with sugar sprinkled on top, a simple and delicious dessert. I had always wanted to grow lemon trees from seeds, so this was the perfect opportunity. Read more…
You can tell every time the train comes in. The street floods with tourists…
Italian street food (fritti) – assorted fried ocean things, with lemon to squeeze. No need for utensils, you’ve got a giant toothpick!