Author Archives: Harry

The Moon-Spinners

This is strange, I guess, but a movie that has stuck with me since I was young is “The Moon-Spinners”. It came out when I was 10, starring Hayley Mills and Eli Wallach, but that isn’t why I remember it. … Continue reading

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They Have Always Been Here

They have always been hereFaces that don’t look like usVoices that don’t sound like usBut we kept them far awayWe hid them from our childrenWe hid them from ourselvesWe kept them from the lightWe knew this was our landThis was … Continue reading

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Two Poems

One I’ve known for years, one I just discovered today (through listening to an episode of the podcast “Atomic Hobo” – “How To Survive An Atomic Bomb”). And I was struck by how both expressed the same sentiment, with different … Continue reading

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Exit Stage Left

And that’s a wrap – after 43 years of working in IT, it all ended January 29. Quietly, I did my last actual work on Thursday documenting a few things. COVID caused the company owner to close the office in … Continue reading

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Adventures in Stargazing

My interest in astronomy began in the 4th or 5th grade when I had to write a report on Jupiter. I got a Sears 60mm refractor for Christmas that year and I was hooked. No astronomy clubs in the area … Continue reading

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