October Sky 2020

The moon. What can be said about it that hasn’t been said already by millennia of poets and dreamers, or even scientists and astronauts? To the Ancient Greeks, she was Selene, the Titan goddess who, casting her light into a cave one night as she glided over the sleeping world, espied the shepherd Endymion, and fell so deeply in love that she begged Zeus to grant Endymion eternal sleep, so they could meet each night in dream.

~excerpted from my seasonal article for the Northern Express weekly newsmagazine published in Traverse City. Find the rest of the article at this link! You can also tune in for my reading of this article on my podcast at this link.