rejectomorph (flying_blind) wrote,


Clouds obscured one part or another of the sky all night, but I still managed to see a handful of meteors. It was not the best celestial event I've ever witnessed, but not the worst. There may be a few more meteors Friday night-early Saturday morning. The peak of the shower will actually be during the day today, California time, so I wouldn't be able to see it even if I were awake- but they'll be up there.

The balmy night was quite comfortable, and undisturbed by any intrusions of raccoons or other nocturnal beasts. A few moths fluttered about, and a couple of crickets were chirping, but other than that, I had the outdoors all to myself. I didn't even get any mosquito bites! Indoors is another story. There is a plague of gnats. I've squashed a few, but there are still a couple hanging around. Obviously, I need more spiders.

From jdlasicadarknet: Electronic Frontier Foundation attorney Fred von Lohmann believes that the main benefit that the media-entertainment complex expects to get from Digital Rights Management is not the ability to control piracy, but rather the ability "... to control, via licensing, the feature-set of the entire DVD player/recorder market." Interesting.

Birds chirping. Time to turn off the artificial lights and enjoy the morning twilight.
Tags: perseids

  • Reset Eighteen, Day Four

    Friday I didn't feel too well again, so I didn't do much. If anyone wonders how this differs from most other days, I'm sure I couldn't tell you.…

  • Reset Eighteen, Day Three

    A bit cooler than the previous two days, Thursday never got quite warm enough for open windows, so I'm still breathing stale indoor air. I might not…

  • Reset Eighteen, Day Two

    It seems like years since I was last out of this apartment, but it was actually Monday. How time doesn't fly! Time has been grounded. It's on the…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.