“Mommy, I think those stars are leading me somewhere.”
We were at the park after dark and my son lay in the snow looking up at the sky.
“They are, honey.”
The sky is a universal reference point – a set of data we all agree on. Whether we decide to call Pluto a planet (we do) or panic that the constellation Ophiuchus has created a 13th sign (it’s hasn’t) is irrelevant to the position of planets and points in space on the day you were born. Continue reading “Navigation”