Author: John A. Noss

Life Gazing 0

Life Gazing

OMPHALOSKEPSIS: Contemplation of one’s navel as an aid to meditation; also:  navel-gazing. Navel Gazing? I can picture someone bending over, trying to peer into their belly button, prying the skin apart, looking desperately for...

Harlequin Cabbage Bug on broccoli plant 0

Harlequin Cabbage Bug

What are these stink bugs that look like lady beetles? Last night I stumbled across these guys on one of my broccoli plants. At first I thought they were anchor bugs, which would have...

Buddhist Wheel 0

Dharmacakra

I’ve stumbled across another moment that grabbed my complete attention. When the world leaves you little hints, you need to pay attention.  I feel like I’ve seen these wheels, detailed and clear as day,...

The Antarctic ice sheet. 0

Shelved

I think most of us are aware of the news that the rapid melting of the ice shelf is unstoppable. After hearing that the ice shelf consists of snow deposits that accumulated over the...