Not Just Any New Year’s Eve

Hibiscus Moon Crystals 10 Comments

I know I keep talking about this, but this is just too damn exciting! My 13th wedding anniversary, New Year’s Eve ushering in “twenty ten”, a Blue Moon and a partial lunar eclipse all in one night. Woohoo! Yes, tonight’s Blue Moon is so, so special b/c it will dip into Earth’s …

Crystal Balls

Hibiscus Moon Crystals, divination 5 Comments

I know you may automatically think of a gypsy-type psychic with her crystal ball in a dark room. However, not everyone who uses a crystal ball is a gypsy or psychic. Some just like to appreciate its beauty as a display piece in the home or garden. Some prefer them to …

GEMINID METEOR SHOWER

Hibiscus Moon astronomy, science 3 Comments

Did you catch it? I forgot to post about it. Shoot! Last night the Earth passed through a stream of debris from a now extinct comet: Phaethon. This comet is the reason for the annual Geminid meteor shower. Looking towards the constellation of Gemini, you should have been able to …