Last Times

JULIAN PIONEER CEMETERY the final resting place of many of Julian’s early residents. Gravesites date back to the mid 1800s. “This historical cemetery began in the 1870’s amid the clamor for gold in the hills surrounding the newly established Julian. For many pioneers, the toil of hard life ended on the hill above Julian.” … […]

A short history of flight

Dedicated to long lost friends: Phoenix 1.0 and DragonFly Phoenix With this multi-copter, or “drone” how it’s unfortunately called by so many, it all began. It was in October 2013, when Tom built his first Tri-copter, with wooden booms and a simplistic flight-controller. What I would call “a natural”, it was amazing seeing him fly […]

Traditions

In a world of constant change, following or maybe even establishing a tradition seems unfashionable. Doing so still, may make you look antiquated, behind the times, even more so, if you are going out of your way, creating something non digital, something not sharable on Facebook. Regardless, since I am getting increasing enjoyment from the results of a […]

Lunar Tetrad

The first Blood Moon eclipse in a series of four (lunar tetrad) happened during the night of April 14-15, 2014. Lunar Tetrad Total lunar eclipses are rare, only about one in three lunar eclipses are total, and about four or five total eclipses can be seen at any place on Earth in a decade. Every once […]