The Orion Spur is the name given to the tentacle-like "arm" of the Milky Way Galaxy within which our solar system lies. Think of it as a component of your celestial address--and the jumping-off place from which we can explore our cosmic neighborhood.
This blog chronicles my celestial and terrestrial adventures at my homestead encantada in New Mexico: stargazing under dark desert skies, building green, and learning to live sustainably. Feet on the ground, head in the stars.
Can a writer successfully combine stargazing and homesteading in a single blog? Can my mate’s high metabolism be harnessed to power small appliances? Will I ever get my hot tub? Stay tuned as the story unfolds.