Blessed May Sunshine in Juneau Alaska
When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”)
Every time someone says we’re a lazy and entitled generation I’m going to show them this
They should be happy most of us haven’t moved to the moon yet
That actually sounds like a good idea at this point
If you move to the moon, please take this Gen-X’er and his spouse. I was sorry to see this article and the “Me, Me, Me Generation” article in this week’s Time Magazine. On behalf of my generation and the baby boomers, I’m sorry we’re writing articles like this about you.
Of course, it’s probably a sign of my own arrogance that I feel I can apologize on behalf of two generations! Put please accept the “Not everyone born before 1980 is a smug and judgmental person” vibes I’m attempting to send out.
Taken on my way from the Carnival Inspiration to Catalina Island (April 2013). I was on the island for about four hours and this seal was on the buoy when I came back out.
APOD, 2013 May 13Partial Solar Eclipse with Airplane
Image Credit & Copyright: Phillip Calais
Explanation: It was just eight minutes after sunrise, last week, and already there were four things in front of the Sun. The largest and most notable was Earth’s Moon, obscuring a big chunk of the Sun’s lower limb as it moved across the solar disk, as viewed from Fremantle, Australia. This was expected as the image was taken during a partial solar eclipse — an eclipse that left sunlight streaming around all sides of the Moon from some locations. Next, a band of clouds divided the Sun horizontally while showing interesting internal structure vertically. The third intervening body might be considered to be the Earth’s atmosphere, as it dimmed the Sun from its higher altitude brightness while density fluctuations caused the Sun’s edges to appear to shimmer. Although closest to the photographer, the least expected solar occulter was an airplane. Quite possibly, passengers on both sides of that airplane were contemplating the unusual view only visible out the eastern-facing windows.
Very cool photo. What were the chances? Enjoy your serendipity!
Not that anyone here has asked, but I’m still alive and at least intellectually committed to being on Tumblr. In the past month I went on a nice cruise that included stops on Catalina Island (CA) and Ensenada. Then I came down with a bad chest cold a few days after getting back to work. I’m mostly over the cold, but barely have any voice.
No promises, but I do have photos to post if I can get motivated to name, tag and upload to Flickr.
All for now unless I find fun things to reblog.