A recent fortune from a cookie
that encapsulates our hobby in one sentence:
"You discover treasures where
others see nothing unusual."
Quotes I Like
"If you touch a rock, you touch the past.
If you touch a flower, you touch the present.
If you touch a mind, you touch the future." ~ Unknown
"Sometimes it is the people no one imagines anything of,
who do the things no one can imagine."
~The Imitation Game
"Those who can, Do.
Those who can do more, Volunteer!" ~Unknown
"We make a living by what we get,
but we make a life by what we give." ~Winston Churchill
My First Official
Astronomical League Observation:
M57 on July 12, 1986
Brief Introduction to
Comments About My Public Outreach:
"I wish that I could express to you how
much FUN our
students had!!! They loved the presentation and the viewing!
I thought that your flow of information was awesome-
you gauged students´ knowledge incredibly well and was
expand on what they already knew without having much background
information on their class. Student´s loved your enthusiasm
knowledge base.Thank you so much for volunteering your time.
What a wonderful opportunity for our students and community!
We greatly appreciated and enjoyed our visit!" -- Maya
Rocky Mountain High School Science
"I would just like to say what
a great job Mike does with my groups.
I am the astronomy teacher at Loveland High and he is such a
to work with. The kids really feed off his love of the sky and
enthusiasm. Way to go Mike!!" -- Ben Brown
January 26, 2012
Lookout Mountain Nature Center
"Thank you very much! We enjoyed this event very much,
and learned a lot. We hope you'll hold more
presentations like this.
It was just the right size, length of time, time of day, etc.
And the speaker was great. Thanks again." --Pat Dickson
"I spoke with you last Thursday at the Return
presentation, which was very interesting
and I have to say -
you did very well putting the information in a format
that most people could understand." -- Teagan Glenn