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weekly critter, September 10, 2017

September 10, 2017 - Just sitting here waiting for the big blow to start. Actually, my driveway is green from all the leave blown out of the...
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weekly critter, August 24, 2017

August 24, 2017 - I hope everyone got to see the eclipse. If you have solar glasses save them for the next eclipse on April 8, 2024. Linda...
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weekly critter, August 18, 2017

August 18, 2017 - I've finally finished my last eclipse outreach this morning and hopefully have answered the last few 'fake solar glasses...
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weekly critter, August 3, 2017

August 03, 2017 - It's been a couple of busy weeks. It seems like every school and library within 75 miles has waited until now to request...
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weekly critter, June 10, 2017

June 10, 2017 - I know I'm late again but I spent Thursday and Friday at the observatory cutting grass and with Donnie's help installing...
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weekly critter, June 1, 2017

June 01, 2017 - It's been kind of a busy week. I'm not sure what I've gotten done, besides recovering from filling 400 feet of trench, b...
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weekly critter, May 25, 2017

June 01, 2017 - Linda and I about worked ourselves to death last Friday filling in by hand over four hundred feet of trench at the obser...
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weekly critter, May 18, 2017

May 18, 2017 - It's been another brutal week working at the observatory. Not a cloud in the sky with temperatures in the low to mid 90'...
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weekly critter, May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017 - It's a beautiful but windy day here in Georgia. Supposed to be in the 90's this afternoon. I sure hope it doesn't make i...
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weekly critter, May 4, 2017

May 04, 2017 - It's another rainy day in Georgia. I know we need the rain but it'll just makes the grass at the observatory grow. A fri...
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weekly critter, April 27, 2017

April 27, 2017 - My web site now has over 16,000 hits. Woo-hoo. I'm supposed to be out working at the observatory today but it's about to...
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weekly critter, April 23, 2017

April 23, 2017 - It's been a busy week. Linda is finally feeling better and getting back to normal. I spent Thursday and Friday working o...
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weekly critter, April 13,2017

April 13, 2017 - It's a beautiful spring day here in Georgia. Warm weather, the trees are greening up the flowers are blooming and everyt...
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weekly critter, April 7, 2017

April 07, 2017 - It's that time again. I would have had the critter out yesterday but a micro burst hit during the wind storm yesterday a...
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weekly critter, March 31, 2017

March 31, 2017 - I'm just about finished with the warm room. Put up trim, paint, lay carpet, install the AC and I'm ready to go. Linda sa...
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weekly critter, March 24, 2017

March 24, 2017 - Linda and I finally purchased a new RV, it only took us two years. It's going to be a heck of change going from an 18 fo...
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weekly critter, March 18,2017

March 18, 2017 - I've been building a warm room on to my observatory and have had a friend helping me (more like I'm helping him) the las...
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weekly critter, September 22, 2016

September 22, 2016 - It's been an up and down week health-wise but I have reached 1 1/2 miles on my afternoon walks. Next week I'll try for t...
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weekly critter, September 16, 2016

September 16, 2016 - One of these days I'll get to use my observatory again. We've finally had some clear weather this week but the AC in the...
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weekly critter, September 8, 2016

September 08, 2016 - I'm finally starting to do some 'things' around here again but it's been a rough month or two. I barely picked up my cam...
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weekly critter, August 19, 2016

August 19, 2016 - Linda and I got together with some friends last Friday at the observatory to watch the meteor shower. It wasn't much of...
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weekly critter, August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 - Linda and I drove to Florence SC this past weekend to meet up with her sister Laurie and her family. We had a vehicle we...
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weekly critter, August 4, 2016

August 04, 2016 - We finally had some rain in the area. Of course it had to come while I was at the observatory trying to mow the grass be...
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weekly critter, July 28, 2016

July 28, 2016 - I finally decided it was time to stop procrastinating, pick up my camera and get another critter out. I've actually spen...
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weekly critter, June 24, 2016

June 24, 2016 - All four of the carolina wren eggs hatched and they look to be doing fine. It was 16 days from when the first egg was la...
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weekly critter, May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 - This is the second week I've managed to get the critter out on time. I must be getting better; although, my leg still hu...
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weekly critter, May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 - I'm finally getting around to sending out a weekly critter. I had to have heart surgery to implant a defibrillator and t...
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weekly critter, April 28, 2016

April 28, 2016 - It's been a busy week getting things working around here. I've finally traced all seven of the pier cables in the observ...
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weekly critter, March 30, 2016

March 30, 2016 - I decided to get the critter out a bit early this week since I missed last week. Linda and I have had a lot of 'stuff' g...
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weekly critter, March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016 - Looks like spring is here but I haven't been able to really enjoy it yet. I've been fighting migraines, taxes and doctor...
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weekly critter, February 25, 2016

February 25, 2016 - Another week of rain and storms. Fortunately, we didn't have any major damage but did lost power for several hours one n...
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weekly critter, February 20, 2016

February 20, 2016 - We had some beautiful weather this week and I actually got to view and photograph the sun on two days. I should have a f...
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weekly critter, January 7, 2016

January 07, 2016 - I think I'm finally thawing out. I spent early Wednesday morning (4a to 6:30a) finishing up observing the last few doubl...
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weekly critter, December 17, 2015

December 17, 2015 - We're having a nice rainy day. The perfect weather for the critter. I'm supposed to be doing an astronomy outreach event...
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weekly critter, October 23, 2015

October 23, 2015 - I spent two nights at the Deerlick Astronomy Village this week. It was clear, cold and wet, wet and more wet. I was amaz...
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weekly critter, October 10, 2015

October 09, 2015 - We finally got to see the sun for a couple of days. Now it's mostly cloudy. We were supposed to do a solar astronomy out...
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weekly critter, October2, 2015

October 02, 2015 - Rain, rain and more rain. Does anyone know what the sun looks like. I think I'm starting to mold. All summer I was gripi...
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weekly critter, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015 - What another busy week. I spent all day Tuesday completing an application to be a NASA Solar System Ambassador, and I'm...
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weekly critter, September 17, 2015

September 17, 2015 - Another week and more 'things' have broken. It seems like I fix two things and three break. Well I'm not going to wor...
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weekly critter, August 28, 2015

August 28, 2015 - Where does the time go? It's already Friday, again. I did buy a new truck last week. I know I violated my 'must keep a v...
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weekly critter, August 20, 2015

August 20, 2015 - Linda and I had planned to take the R-pod and do a little camping this week. I finally figured out what the 'R' in R-pod...
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weekly critter, August 13, 2015

August 13, 2015 - It's been a busy week. I'm not sure what I've accomplished but I've been busy. The Charlie Elliott astronomy club hosted...
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weekly critter, August 7, 2015

August 07, 2015 - We finally had some rain. About 20 minutes worth yesterday afternoon. This is the first in about a month. It looks like...
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weekly critter, July 31, 2015

July 31, 2015 - Another week has gone by and it seems like we're just getting through the day. But right now that's a good thing. We'...
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weekly critter, May 28, 2015

May 28, 2015 - I can't believe another week has gone by so quickly. Linda and I are both starting to feel better. Maybe most of the pol...
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weekly critter, May 15, 2015

May 14, 2015 - The rest of the counter top is in and now the only thing left is to tile the back-splash and fix the floor. Linda finall...
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weekly critter, May7, 2015

May 07, 2015 - We've been having beautiful spring weather the last few days. It's even been clear enough that I could use the telescope...
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weekly critter, April 9, 2015

April 09, 2015 - It's critter time again. I finally got over my sinus infection and feel somewhat human. Now I'm another week behind with...
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weekly critter, April 3, 2015

April 03, 2015 - Well, it's April already. Where does the time go. Everything here has turned a yellow-green...pollen. There is so much o...
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weekly critter, March 19,2015

March 19, 2015 - It's cold and raining, again. At least we had a few beautiful shorts and t-shirt days over the weekend. I had one of the...
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weekly critter, February 5, 2015

February 05, 2015 - I survived the astronomy outreach program we did at a middle school in Covington last Friday night. The teachers had the...
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weekly critter, January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015 - It's been another busy week but I've about finished all my furniture projects. The only item left to make is a dresser....
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weekly critter, November 14, 2014

November 14, 2014 - Where did the warm weather go? It's only November and we've been down into the 20's. It's still supposed to be t-shirt w...
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weekly critter, October 3, 2014

October 03, 2014 - This has been a nonstop week for Linda and me. Doctor and dentist appointments, repair men, meetings and general stuff....
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weekly critter, August 31, 2014

August 31, 2014 - Do you believe that it will be September tomorrow. Where did the summer go? Linda and I spent last week at the John C Ca...
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weekly critter, January 23, 2014

January 23, 2014 - Its been another cold...cold...cold week. In fact, its been so cold I haven't been out to take a photo in over a week. I...
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weekly critter, January 9, 2014

January 09, 2014 - Its been another cold wet week. The temperature got down to 11 degrees one night which I don't remember happening here f...
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