More Snow!

by rmajor

On the 10th of January 2011, a mere 16 days after the white Christmas, came an even heavier snowfall. I measured 7 inches of snow in my yard. The roads were bad and I knew I would be staying home for a while.

This snowfall came complete with a good crop of icicles.





I figure this guy [...]

A White Christmas!

by rmajor

I’m 51 years old and I’ve lived in the Upstate of South Carolina all my life and this is the first time I can remember seeing snow on Christmas. News reports tell me there was snow on the ground in 1963, when I was 4 years old, and a dusting of snow a couple of other [...]

Roger Dowiat

by rmajor

Roger Dowiat passed away December 23, 2009.
I met Roger at the Atlanta Astronomy Club’s annual star party, the Peach State Star Gaze. I think it was 2003 when we first met. The friendship started slowly, but grew stronger as the years went by. By 2005 I made it a point to set up near Roger [...]