Super Blue Red Missing Moon

In the morning (USA) get up early to see the Super Blue Red Missing Moon!

In the parts of Europa and Asia  and all that get to see it, most will see it in the afternoon or even the next day. Refer to true authorities on that business, see below.

Super:  That old moon is about as close to us as it gets these days, so it looks bigger

Blue:  Two full moons in one month makes the second one that Bill Monroe sings about

Red: That moon will turn red when it gets in the Earth’s shadow – spooky

Missing:  You guessed it, the moon hides behind the Earth to get out of the sun for a while, also known as the eclipse

Red Moon

The Earth and Sky Organization has a great site that explains in detail what it’s all about, when it will happen where you are and where the best places are to see it all.

Alas, I’m on the edge of the full disappearing act, but I will see it turn red and go into eclipse until the dawn blots it out. FAR better than nothing. Naturally, I must be at the cabin in the dark of the hinterland.

Blue Moon of Kentucky keep on shining…


Winter Wishes

Sweden Bohus tower

My first Winter Wish is that I can leave work while the sun still shines and make it 70 miles across the snow-covered ice without a dire incident. I have a sweet Subaru Forester with all wheel drive, but a wheel on ice will simply spin. Four wheels AWD on ice will also spin. I wore long johns under my work clothes today in case I need to stop and help someone…or get myself out of a jam. Here in Western Kentucky we don’t have these conditions all that frequently do most of us don’t have specialty snow tires or old-fashioned chains. I’ll get to my castle in the woods even if I gotta hitchhike.

Another Winter Wish is that my short story ‘Three Fingers’ wins. I entered the Women on Writing contest and was just notified I’m a finalist! WOW! Ah, that’s their logo, WOW! I won’t know more for a couple weeks, so fingers crossed – but not while on the steering wheel!

My last Winter Wish, for now, is for all to get where we’re going safely and to stay warm. Winter is surely extreme this season. While I’m not cheered by the forecast of single digits this weekend, it’s nowhere near as bad as other poor souls have been burdened with. I have prayers on tap for all us winter travelers.

Let’s end with Winter cabin pictures!