Monthly Archives: May 2012

Wednesday Wonderment: The Andromeda Galaxy

Wednesday Wonderment: The Andromeda Galaxy

Looking at the universe is awesome. I don’t mean that in the 80’s sort of “Dude, that’s awesome!” sense. I mean it in the original sense of “an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc., produced by that which is grand, sublime, extremely powerful, or the like.”

That’s not our galaxy in the picture, but it’s similar to our own. Imagine if it was the Milky Way–our entire giant solar system is a tiny speck on the edge of our galaxy. If that doesn’t make you feel small, you’re not paying attention.

Some folks see images like this and call it the face of God. I’m not religious, but I get where they’re coming from.–how do you look at that and not see majesty?

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Monday Musings–on Tuesday!

New title.  Not sure about it, but the self-named thing just made me feel self-conscious.  I thought about “Pounding Nails,” but as that’s an allusion to an old play I saw once, I doubt it’s a good choice. So this … Continue reading

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Why I haven’t been posting…

Many apologies to my… what, 3? Readers.  Who likely haven’t even noticed that I haven’t posted. Life has been crazy lately.  The end of the school year is a difficult and stressful time, what with all the tests, evening functions … Continue reading

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Saturday, now with 100% more Friday Fragment!

I’d meant to post this Friday, but life got hectic. It’s another fragment.  Originally it was just a brainwave that came to me as the death of Alex, the character in last week’s Friday Fragment.  This will likely become the … Continue reading

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