no sunspots for first time in 100 years

One thing that is brought to the forefront by this event is the significance of the sun’s effect on our solar system, and the abnormal stall of an 11 year cycle. It is also noted that there is a constant fluctuation between warming and cooling cycles of the sun, which in turn contribute to the [...]

an evening with royal toad

I happened upon an unlikely visitor during a late night stroll: a royal toad. I tried to fold my arms in front like him while taking this photo. There was a sudden tension in the air shortly afterwards.

Royal toad seemed to resonate an offense to my posing, as if I was mocking his “toadness”.