The line in the sky is the International Space Station, 262 miles above the earth. The ISS orbits the earth every 93 minutes at speeds of over 17,000 mph. When it passes overhead, the ISS becomes brighter than any star and can take as long as 6 minutes to cross the sky. There are many apps and websites (such as http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/) that tell you when to look for it. In the foreground is a mysterious abandoned structure that resembles a lighthouse. I don't know how old it is or…
Devon is a photographer's delight; a beautiful coastline and rolling countryside dotted with archetypal English villages. It is also a county of contrasts with two historic cities straddling some of the most remote countryside in England.
Fair Trade. This pin is important, because I realized that a lot of our food that is grown comes from places like Mexico and other countries. What happens under the new administration if our flat world becomes a little less flat? What if we need to start depending on trade within our own country?
That is kinda scary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Eastbourne, England (by drfugo on Flickr). Check out Brigette's review of W. Somerset Maugham's The Moon And Sixpence here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/05/26/brigette-reviews-the-moon-and-sixpence/