Slowly, we assembled pilgrims crept toward our Mecca, the observatory door, a bright beacon illuminating the gravel path before us. Bystanders tried to be witty and original and nonchalantly versed in solar science, realizing their captive audience. But worst were the returnees, those who had already witnessed the glory.
Monday, September 15, 2003
RBM's latest column for Washington State University's Daily Evergreen appears online today and in print. An excerpt: