Homemade disinfectant wipes

We have been practicing social distancing for over a week at Dogstar Observatory and forgot to bring wipes from Atlanta. On a recent trip to Lowes to find some disinfectant (they were sold out of most household cleaning stuff) I did find a shelf full of a product...

Fall colors on trail 40

What a difference a day makes – Saturday was rainy and dreary followed by crystal clear Balsam skies and gorgeous fall colors on Sunday. Hopefully we have another week or so to enjoy it.

Bad rainfall data on Dogstar weather

I know 2018 has been a wet year but the data shown on the weather tab is clearly wrong. We have not had over 100 inches this year! The data on Weather Underground however, appears to be correct. Both sets of data come from the Davis weather station located on top of...

Fall colors from the picnic platform

Absolutely stunning fall colors today. This may be peak colors for the fall given the late start we had and coming rains. Hats off to whoever sited the platform and tables – this will be a great spot for future events.