Night Sky thru December 16

With December’s night sky now well underway, people’s thoughts naturally turn to the onset of winter. As if on cue, the coldest season’s most conspicuous constellation now appears prominent in the evening sky. Orion the Hunter lies low in the…

Plants for Christmas

I happen to like Poinsettias. Yup, it’s true. Their big, showy colored leaves always put a big smile on my face during the holiday season. But I know for a fact that many people don’t want to have anything to…