I pointed out to you the stars and all you saw was the tip of my finger. It’s due to light pollution; I just happen to know where the stars are because I’m an astronomer. But this makes me feel like we have to get out of the city and move to the country. I know, I know—it’s not practical, with the kids and my job as an astronomer. I’m just asking you to think about it, for someday.
March 11, 2016