Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wished I could see the corona of a total solar eclipse. No such luck, at least not this time. For a while it looked as though the eclipse would be eclipsed it its turn by an overcast sky! It had been clouding up since late morning. Fortunately the clouds parted long enough for us to enjoy a rare occurrence.
This got me to thinking of other natural phenomena that I wish I could see. The aurora borealis! Ball lightning! The lava fountains of a Hawaiian volcano! IF it's possible to be a safe distance away and still see the eruption.
Now it's time to plan tomorrow morning's ride. No need to worry that there will be a lunar eclipse to distract me; it's the dark of the moon.