I hope you were able to see the Perseid Meteor Shower, this annual event is supposed to be extra special this year. http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/08/12/431907403/the-perseid-meteor-shower-is-about-to-peak-heres-how-to-watch
Summertime stargazing has been a favorite activity of mine since I was a kid. Even better is stargazing while catching fireflies. Have you noticed the glow of fireflies is a rare event now a days? Fireflies may be on the decline. Researchers are currently trying to understand how these vibrant insects are doing in a time of habitat degradation, light pollution, and climate change.
Some random thoughts for you to ponder as I leave for vacation. I will see you in September and hopefully you will have a chance to enjoy the last days of summer before it slips away!
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