Solar Eclipse | Totality

Totality enjoyed the eclipse.

How I See It

Eclipse day finally arrived. Before dawn broke, we awoke to much lightning and thunder here in eastern Iowa. It seemed a bad omen. I checked the radar and forecast for central Missouri where we planned to drive. No rain there in the morning and still pretty good odds for a visible eclipse.

The phone rang about 7:30 when our daughter called. They were to meet us as we drove south so she and our two grandkids could share the experience with us. She said her daughter woke with a fever and aches and pains. It seemed another bad omen. She gave her some meds and still hoped to go. We would meet them in 2 hours and make the final decision. We met and decided to go anyway. She slept most of the 2.5 hr drive from there to Auxvasse, Missouri. Would the two bad omens spoil the day?

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2 thoughts on “Solar Eclipse | Totality

  1. BJ Good

    Thanks for sharing your video & the tale of your adventure + photos. Fun coincidence: your chosen location was 33 miles directly east of my brother’s farm north of Columbia. No video from there only a still of folks out in their yard.

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