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Observing Under Dark Skies in Arizona
I attended the American Planning Association’s national conference in Phoenix, AZ, on April 2-4. I flew in early, rented a car, and drove for two hours west into the desert, seeking a dark sky. And I found it.
Notes on Zeiss 20x60S Stabilized Binoculars
For three hours we followed the trail through the woods. The scene was typical of Northeast Georgia this time of year; a leafless canopy of trees was over our heads while we walked on a carpet of damp leaves. The sky was clear and the sun shone through with relative ease. We would occasionally hear...
The Douglas C. Allen Institute for the Study of Cities
For many of us, Doug Allen shaped the way we look at cities. He structured our thinking and showed us how to analyze one town from another. And he did so in a way that was enjoyable and kept us wanting more. It wasn’t just his breadth of knowledge that captivated us, his students and...