Chasing The Moon In October

How a 4th grade science project taught me to write about the moon.

October 1, 2010 | 3:30 pm | Last Quarter Phase

My daughter arrives home from school with a slim notebook covered with photos that represent the night — owls, a gibbous moon cut from white paper, a riot of stars.

She’s pasted the letters of her name (cut from the pages of a magazine) above the chaos…