Monthly Archives: October 2016
I bought a book of Japanese poems, Rainbows on Eyelashes (睫毛の虹), by Misuzu Kaneko. The book has the poems in Japanese characters along with English translations and beautiful watercolor illustrations by Midori Yoshida. It is children’s poetry, really, but at my … Continue reading
Last week I went to Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition. I have seen his movies many times and own most of them. What can one say about his movies– they have style. And impact. It was really thrilling for me to … Continue reading
I got a binocular microscope. It’s like VR, but real reality, and bigger, like if you could shrink yourself down or embiggen the world.
Two weeks ago I did some actual science. I went to Giant Sequoia National Monument with an astronomy class, taught by Richard Nolthenius of Cabrillo College in Aptos, California. I used my telescope, a shortwave radio, and a voice recorder.