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As the ole tune goes "Absence makes the heart grows fonder...♫", so is Mars to my Light Cup, indubitably its favorite planet of all planets just like two loves that are separated by the "Great (airless) Ocean" L and reunited only every two years.
The Light Cup, being a romantic J in its objective lens, proposes that we observe Mars this season in the context of the time long past (before spacecraft). Being that it is most earth-like in that we can see through the clouds, can you imagine the marias of dark continents, the vast canal, the green vegetation, or the red sea? Try leaving a century of knowledge behind and let our imagination be unshackled wildly through our observation and have a renewed, unexplored, unknown and innocent fresh pers- pective of the centuries of our great-great grandparents in the "Lingering Romance."
This is the journey of the Light Cup to Mars. And indeed a sketch or a drawing is
worth a 1,000 canals.
Well, it's done; the Country Light Cup has now turned into a city slicker Light Cup! In a way, this is our first light in the city (a suburb of San Diego). I approached this observation with great anxiety and trepidation.