On Star-Gazing

And reflecting on the things that really matter.

Photo by Nick Iliasov on Unsplash

I have been eager to revisit something that I used to do more often, which is getting outside at night to view the Perseids meteor shower. Every year from mid-July to mid-August, the earth passes through a trail of debris left behind by the Swift-Tuttle comet. The bits of debris create fiery, colourful streaks in the sky as they collide with the earth’s atmosphere. It makes for some…