The next full moon is October 16, 2016 –  tomorrow…

Not sure how many of us pay attention or know much about the moon phases but I’m particularly fond of the crescent moon.

Of all the phases it is the one I contemplate the most, after the full moon of course, and I find it just as dramatic whether in the city or in the country.

Here is the calendar if you are interested in following the full moon.

There are new “dark sky” laws and rules emerging that will help some of us see our skies better, but of course they are controversial

Getting a great photo of the moon without a professional camera, in whatever phase, is difficult for many reasons, but we always try…

There are many superstitions surrounding the full moon, and it is said to have an effect on many things from crime to childbirth

Every once in a while, life affords me the pleasure of sitting at the beach and watching the light change during the full moon…

And every once in a while, I get a memorable photo…