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the fable of the homesick woman

We built a research station on our Moon… Beautiful both in design and function. And the resident scientists were also beautiful—beautiful in the way they worked.  Immersed.  Relentless.  Devoted. Nonetheless, they’d take a break occasionally and gather by the big … Continue reading

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“The Moon”, not “the moon”

  When I write about The Moon, I capitalize the first two letters, as one would a proper noun… I capitalize, because The Moon is more than just a physical object to me—it’s a presence. Something inanimate, yet alive. Which … Continue reading

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the best of both realities

  According to an ancient Japanese myth… …the Moon began as a tear from the god Izanagi’s right eye.  The Sun was a tear from his left. Before these tears fell, Izanagi had gone to the land of darkness, hoping … Continue reading

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