In Which I Dream on the Diving Board (Part 1: The Heavens Call My Name)

Growing up on the surface of the sun neccesitated a house with a pool in the backyard. So when my parents moved our family from Chicago to Tucson when I was a kid, we moved into a house with a pool. As a child and all the way up until I moved out on my own after high school I used to lie on the diving board and stare up into the night sky. I used to do it as an adult coming back to visit my parents as well. Tucson’s night sky is one of the best places on the planet…or it used to be when I was a kid, to see the stars. The climate is so dry, and the area we in which we lived so dark at night, that the stars seemed within reaching distance. The milky way was always visible… [Read More]