Archive for June 25th, 2008

Spaceship

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Being the inventive kids that they are, Dan-dan and Camilla have decided that Baby Aaron’s gray plastic bathtub is their personal spaceship, ready to take them to the moon, Mars and beyond.

Here they are before blast-off:

Here they are in flight to the moon, earlier today:

Wow! Look at them go!

Timing Odysseus to the Hour

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

There is a report out recently that scientists have been able to time exactly the end of the story of Odysseus. An eclipse of the sun, along with other astronomical data in Homer’s work, time everything to noon, April 15, 1178 BC. I love this kind of stuff …