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The Nights The Stars Fell

I’ve always thought the term “meteor shower” is a gross exaggeration of what actually happens. When we go outdoors on the night of a predicted meteor shower, we crane our necks and scan the sky to see more meteors than … Continue reading

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Meteor Day

Most of my readers know that I love to celebrate arcane holidays.  For me, the less sense it makes for a holiday, the better.  At first glance “Meteor Day” or “National Meteor Watch Day” or “Watch Meteor Day” is a … Continue reading

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