This page collects some writings on various subjects that don't neatly slot into other places on the website. This collects various musings, blog posts, project ideas, and ways to expand on various soapbox subjects.
2020-05-28 - The Great American Eclipse. A long recollection of witnessing the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse from southern Illinois.
2015-02-28 - Making the First Sighting of the Comet from Earth. Brief story of applying my hobby in astrophotography to spot a disintegrating sungrazing comet from Earth.
2014-10-14 - Selling the Space Program.. Old blog post describing some of my issues with how space enthusiasts justify the space program.