Tag Archive: Full moon


Welcome to the world…..


It’s the middle of the night, the moon is almost full. An hour ago I could see it – Round and heavy like a woman’s belly in her last days of pregnancy but now it is slipping to the other side. Continue reading

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Super Moon

The full moon of March brought us a rare treat- this “perigee” moon was the closest and brightest since 1993.  There is great information and a video about what makes a super moon on the NASA site ( The boys found it very cool): Continue reading

February moon

February Full Moon

This month we did two rides under the full moon. The first one had us zipping up the road chasing clouds hoping to get a peek. A shriek of excitement escaped Arlo’s lips as the clouds parted… Continue reading

Moonlit Adventures January 2011

On my last post I told you all of the full moons walks we took on the farm back home in NC.  Many of you were excited to join us on our walks this year journaling our experiences over the 12 moons of 2011. Here are some of yours and mine…. Continue reading

Purnama (Full Moon)


The winter Silas was about 8 or 9 (I think) and Zeb around 4, I came across a book called When The Moon is Full by Frances Hamerstrom. In the book Frances describes full moon walks with her kids over the course of a year. What a beautiful way to spend time together discovering the night I thought. The awe and mystery that the nighttime held for her children was contagious. We decided to keep a similar journal of the 13 full moons that would grace our skies that year. The boys were thrilled with idea of a special walk each month, staying up late and exploring the mysterious nighttime. Continue reading
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