EYES TO THE SKY March 18 – 31, 2019

The seasons result from the Earth's rotational axis tilting 23.5 degrees out of perpendicular to the ecliptic - or Earth's orbital plane

The seasons result from the Earth’s rotational axis tilting 23.5 degrees out of perpendicular to the ecliptic – or Earth’s orbital plane Everyday movements of the planets, stars, moon and Sun, through day and night, are “aha” moments when we remark the changes of the positions of celestial bodies in the sky and in relation […]

Why I Fight

Stage Two breast cancer

Stage Two breast cancer I refuse to die from this. In December, ambiguous results on a breast sonogram led me to speak to a surgeon, who recommended more in-depth tests. These confirmed that there was cancer in my left breast. Stage One, I was told, which required only the removal of a lump: “the best […]

Today in History March 18

Caligula

Caligula 37 – The Roman Senate annuls Tiberius’ will and proclaims Caligula emperor. 1314 – Jacques de Molay, the 23rd and the last Grand Master of the Knights Templar, is burned at the stake 1673 – Lord Berkley sells his half of New Jersey to the Quakers 1835 – Charles Darwin departs Santiago Chile on […]

Arrivals & Departures Cruise Ships in the Harbor

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Monday, March 18  Norwegian Gem   9:15 am 4:30 pm  St. Thomas  MSC Divina  7:15 am 6:30 pm Italy  Saturday, March 23   Anthem of the Seas  5:30 am 3:00 pm CocoCay  Sunday, March 24   Norwegian Escape 7:15 am 3:30 pm Nassau Many ships pass Lower Manhattan on their way to and from the Midtown Passenger Ship Terminal.  […]

Today’s Calendar March 18

Brooklyn Bridge from the FDR

7PM Providing for the Common Defense 911 Museum and Memorial National Defense Strategy Commission Co-chair Admiral (Ret.) Gary Roughead will join us to discuss the bipartisan panel’s recent findings, concerns, and recommendations regarding the nation’s defense strategy and military readiness.  FREE  https://www.911memorial.org