Not headed for a solar eclipse traffic jam?

Who’s going to be outside during the short eclipse and not look at it, safe glasses or not? I want to absorb the energy but not risk looking at it in any way. I’ll watch an eclipse video instead.

ewritessite---Eloise Hamann

The diamond ring

Not to worry. 60 science stations across the countries  have volunteered to take great videos. I’ll be cruising on the Danube on the 21st, so I was delighted to hear I won’t miss it entirely. I’m also too cheap to spend $500 to $999 on a Hotel 6.

Those who have experienced a full solar eclipse describe it as a unique situation where unexpected things happen. Matt Penn from the National Solar Observatory in Arizona, says, “The world goes still. The wind dies down. The temperature drops. Birds are silenced mid-song. You feel the shadow of the moon pass over you, and you really feel that something is wrong.” Oooooo, being a fan of the creepy, I really like that.

But my darling hubby does all the work of trip planning so that’s life. OTOH, these 60— that’s six-oh volunteers— who call themselves the Citizen CATE (Continental-America…

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