Roy's Postcards: 1984/01/28


We swung on the swings at Ferndell and had a picnic. Then we went hiking. We crossed over a little bridge way above where the tunnel is. We watched the Foucault Pendulum for a few minutes, but it did not knock down any little things.

Postcard back:

Artist: Hugo Ballin
To the left an Aztec points to an ancient calendar stone. Emperor Yao of China sits witnessing the execution of magicians who failed to prevent a solar eclipse. On the right is Ulugh Begh, grandson of Tamerlane and keen celestial observer.

See also: griffith-observatory

This document (source) is part of Crummy, the webspace of Leonard Richardson (contact information). It was last modified on Thursday, November 26 2015, 04:03:03 Nowhere Standard Time and last built on Thursday, November 26 2015, 06:00:44 Nowhere Standard Time.

Crummy is © 1996-2015 Leonard Richardson. Unless otherwise noted, all text licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Document tree:
Site Search: