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Now That Was a Great Eclipse

Total Eclipse of the Sun, August 21, 2017 by David Kimball

When my brother Bruce sent an email to the whole family telling us that this summer there would be a total eclipse of the sun visible from mom’s backyard, I thought “big whoop.”  I mean, I’d seen a few partial lunar eclipses before and they were interesting but not life-changing.  Nevertheless, a major celestial event [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Now that I’ve done a transatlantic crossing I realize stories of water crossings have always been with me. Noah, Lehi, Columbus, The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Kate & Leo. And, of course, all those immigrant ancestors. Our crossing was easy compared to theirs but not without its challenges. Three of our seven days at sea were rough with 25 foot waves and winds at near hurricane status. But despite some seasickness, watching the water and sky was endlessly fascinating.