An Ogopogo General Assembly
by Jim Low
2005 May 20 - 23
Just proves why astronomers live to ripe old ages:
They keep saying "Just one more eclipse."
"Maybe I'll get a decent photo at the next eclipse."
"Maybe we can reach they sky."
"Why are you watching a game and not out observing?"
"I'm sorry, but your order call is out of order."
"With all these observers here, we should collect that $2 million."
"Okay -- here's our proof. We collect the $2 million."
"How many channels will that pick up?"
"I know I'm old when they name buildings after people I knew."
"It all sounds very official in name..."
"...but we call it 'Bob' -- meaning 'Big orange balloon'."
"Repair equipment for Bob."
Observatory on the Hill (Jack Newton's B&B).
"Yes, Castor is visible in the daytime."
"What are you doing in Jack's office?"