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My Great American Eclipse: a Personal Account

Eastern Oregon is not like any land I’ve known.  In August it’s hot, dusty and unforgiving.  From the north, upon leaving behind the lush pine forests that line the Columbia River Gorge, we climb up onto the prairie, crowned with … Continue reading

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No 1 on my Bucket List

I’ve long had a personal interest in astronomy and though I’m by no means a serious enthusiast (I don’t even own a telescope), I’ve been keen to observe the occasional celestial event, often from my own back yard. The half-century or so … Continue reading

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