-Isms: Views on life in rural America
December 24, 2020
“I need a sign to let me know you’re here. All of these lines are being crossed over the atmosphere...”
That song lyric, from “Calling All Angels,” by Train, kept replaying in my mind Monday evening, when we gathered with approximately 30 individuals to view the great conjunction, at Honey Creek Observatory, north of O’Neill.
Low, rolling clouds blanketed the southwestern sky. Occasionally, a sliver of the waxing gibbous moon would surface, offering a quick glimpse at its corona. The Christmas star, though, remained under cloud cover. Occasionally, a strand of light would trail...