Alone in the universe

Blue Marble

Let’s take a break from our regularly scheduled travelogue to address the Daily Post topic–Do you believe in life on other planets? I answer this question with an enthusiastic–yes! It seems to me the height of conceit to believe that our small star and this insignificant third planet is the only combination among countless stars […]


Isn’t it beautiful? The image of the water planet from Nasa.



I love this view of earth from the moon in the Nasa image gallery. The photo was taken on Christmas Eve 1968 by the crew of Apollo 8. There’s something about this view of earth that puts things in perspective.