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Archive for October, 2007

Hairy, Scary Spiders

Posted: Sunday, October 21st, 2007 @ 11:00 am in Bugs | Comments Off on Hairy, Scary Spiders

Kaye still remembers the first time she saw a live tarantula. She was glancing out the front window of our California home when an enormous, hairy spider crawled past the front of the house. It was huge. Conditioned by adventure movies to believe that tarantulas are both deadly and intent upon attacking innocent people, Kaye […]

Seeing Red

Posted: Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 @ 3:17 pm in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Seeing Red

Vision at night is difficult at best, whether you are watching wildlife or searching the sky for meteor showers. But it always seems you need just a bit more light to check the settings on your camera. Or to find the position of a constellation on your star map. The problem is that flipping on […]

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