I read today’s XKCD and I have to realize that the eclipse is likely the coolest thing I’ve yet seen.

We spent over a day driving getting to and from where we watched the eclipse. Money on gas. Money on the AirBNB.

For 2 minutes and 15 seconds.

Was it worth it?


Absolutely yes.

I’ve seen partial eclipses before. Cool stuff to be sure. But it doesn’t hold a candle to a total eclipse. Not by a long shot.

Now I just want to see another one… I know there’s another one in the States in 2024, but there are a couple other eclipses that’ll happen before that. Now to figure out what to try for…