But a Speck In the Oblivion

We had the sky there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened.  – Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain As I child I remember the first time I saw the Milky Way, both spectacular and terrifying.Continue reading “But a Speck In the Oblivion”

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Adventures With The (Ramadan) Moon Sighting Committee

Every year we go into a period that I call “The Moon Wars”- its the perennial Muslim calendar event, a sort of “I can piss further then you can” showcase except it involves whether or not to use the moon sighting method to begin and end the most holy of holy months in the MuslimContinue reading “Adventures With The (Ramadan) Moon Sighting Committee”

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