Thursday, February 9, 2012

Perspective refocus

That big moon we've been seeing the last few days?  The one that shines in the hatch all nite and keeps you from sleeping soundly?

This morning as I was leaving the boat in bright moonlight (not yet dawn here in Seattle), I briefly wondered if the moon was full for our friends in the Caribbean or Mexico...

And then that perspective refocus happened.

Of course they have it, just like we do.  The moon is not weather - it is a world-wide phenomenon.  Every human on Earth is experiencing the exact same full moon.

Talk about stretching your perspective from local to global...
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2 comments:

Drew Frye said...

Sometimes I marvel, while walking under a clear night sky, that there are only a few miles of real air separating us, in our Eden, from cold hard vacuum. But pondering everything requires more humility than I care to volunteer, some nights. I need to amount to something, after all.

SV Estrellita 5.10b said...

The moonrise was fantastic two nights ago. We were on the dock watching it with a glass of wine and some other folks.

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