Once in a blue moon…

Technically,  not …As a blue moon is commonly thought to be the 2nd full moon in the same month, which is rare, thus the expression.

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Due to as misinterpretation in March 1946, by the Sky & Telescope magazine,  this common definition is actually incorrect.  Folklore named each of the 12 moons in a year, so when thirteen appeared, it got the name, the other 12 keeping theirs.   Harvest moon and hunters moon occur in the fall…

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According to The Farmers Almanac, and the technical definition “blue moon” is the third full moon in any period between either solstice and equinox, or between equinox and solstice, which contains four full moons.

There is not one in 2014, so these will have to do.  We will not view the real thing until 2016.

March is actually a worm moon, April a pink moon.  Summer brings us a flower, strawberry, buck and sturgeon moon.

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Although not as rare as rare as the technical term, the chance at this view is still qualifies as a rarity.   Only once a month, clear skies, up early enough to capture it’s decent, and a decent shot, the moon, not easy to get.

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Moon over my view…luvin life on the lake…usny.

Fire and ice…the colors of winter


Colors along the waterfront this time of year have to be captured when you can find them. Just a couple of places I have found a colorful view…luvin life on the lake…usny.




We have always referred to this as the ice house. I don’t know how it got the name, as it housed boats in its day. The sands of time has changed its view…but it remains a consistent one in mine.



Mostly days have been gray, but when the sun does come out…

Sunset brings the best, from pastels…

to the vibrant color of…



Pinks and purples…of luvin life on the lake…usny.