Pattern of the Past

Those who grew up in the age of black & white television will remember this test pattern, the creation of RCA, who designed the image in 1939.

  • Equipment Failure
  • Human Error
  • Mysterious Circumstances

Suddenly, the TV broadcast you were watching disappeared.

The network would then intentionally cut to a screen proclaiming, “WE ARE EXPERIENCING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES.”

Friendly Feline

He looks up & down, tenses his muscles, leaps 3 feet and lands as soft as a tissue on the higher surface and thinks “What a great cat am I.”

Great Cat

Take a Taste Ahead


A plant’s performance is governed by the total climate:

  1. Length Of Growing Season
  2. Timing & Amount Of Rainfall
  3. Winter Lows & Summer Highs
  4. Humidity

Mares of the Moon

The lighter regions are the mountainous highlands, and the darker regions are vast “seas” of basalt lava that erupted out of the Moon’s core:

The craters Plato, Aristarchus, Kepler, Copernicus, Grimaldi, Ptolemaeus, and Tycho are easily visible with binoculars on a clear night.

Year of the Sheep

Sheep are quadrupedal, ruminant mammals. An adult female sheep is referred to as a ewe. A male could be a ram or a wether. Cute young sheep are lambs. Notice the wayward sheep (upper left) returning to the fold.