Saturday, December 20, 2008

This train...

...goes somewhere other than Spruce Pine.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Support local businesses

Yup, home-grown ice cream truck complete with bumper-mounted generator. Notice rain-friendly serving window.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Big Moon Night

The moon was closer last night than any time since 1993. This is a 30 second exposure in moonlight. Notice the slight star trail to the left of the cloud.

It was chilly, so we huddled around the fire. We'll see you at the pond field in 2016 when this happens again.

Good world, nice to us.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Industrial strength

Does anyone else wonder about this thing? When it went up five years ago, Miles postulated that it might be part of Homeland Security.