My husband and I are not a rare sight. Gay married couples are becoming commonplace. No one is snapping our picture and rushing home to show their family the unusual sight they encountered.
All of this time we spend worrying about meaningless things could be spent cherishing the fleeting moments that we have on this tiny planet with our loved ones. How many families stood outside that night staring at the moon together?
John Boehner resigned as Speaker of the House and over the weekend a blood moon rode the night sky. In ancient times this was considered an unlucky omen, even a prediction of the end of days. Now it is known as a total lunar eclipse.
Weather permitting, the moon will look red—but there's nothing supernatural about that.
In the Windy City, moon lovers can enjoy refreshments, listen to lectures, and watch the eclipse at Chicago's Adler Planetarium
Jane Wyman was Ronald Reagan's first wife. They met when they were both working their way up the Hollywood star ladder -- Wyman was actually ahead of Reagan -- and they came out of the same background: hardscrabble Depression; very much hand-to-mouth.
Mark your calendars for the next lunar eclipses in this tetrad, which will fall on April 4, 2015 and September 28, 2015. Skywatchers
Full lunar eclipses are often called "blood moons" because of the reddish tint they adopt as sunsets and sunrises seen from
It is time and then some to move on to the pleasures of spring.
The state, which is home to the famed Mauna Kea observatories on the Big Island of Hawaii and the Institute for Astronomy