Moon Colors

The moon is hidden by the top of a spruce tree this evening (Dec. 9), revealing a small, multi-ringed corona of yellow,red and blue. If you haven’t already seen it, poke your head out the door for a look.

Who Says 13’s An Unlucky Number?

I’m a Leo. What are you? I gave up reading the newpaper horoscope columns back in college when I realized that no matter which sign I selected, every prediction applied to me in the same vague way. Horoscopes involve a specific set of 12 constellations called the zodiac. Each group represents an animal or character…
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Tiny Miracles Of Beauty

A small sample of snowflakes photographed by snowflake photography pioneer Wilson Bentley early last century. He captured over 5000 images of snowflakes in his lifetime. They fell on a blackboard and were then quickly transferred to microscope slides to be photographed. Bentley called snowflakes "tiny miracles of beauty". Geometry rules. Yesterday, six-sided snowflakes left the…
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Tiny Miracles Of Beauty

A small sample of snowflakes photographed by snowflake photography pioneer Wilson Bentley early last century. He captured over 5000 images of snowflakes in his lifetime. They fell on a blackboard and were then quickly transferred to microscope slides to be photographed. Bentley called snowflakes "tiny miracles of beauty". Geometry rules. Yesterday, six-sided snowflakes left the clouds…
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Chariot Of The Icy Wind

Our dog Sammy wears a frost mohawk this morning after last night’s cold weather. Photos: Bob King Yesterday evening I watched the sun set over the Miller Hill Mall in Duluth. If you go up on the rise by the Petco-Shopko area, the view is fabulous. I should have known this was sunset heaven. Long…
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