I Should Have Never Seen the Eclipse
I should have never seen the eclipse. While many were amazed by this aspect of the Moon passing between the Sun and Earth, I am terrified of what I saw. Thankfully, there won’t be another one until 2021, and I shall be fast asleep throughout most of it. And you may be wondering, what is there to get so fed up about a solar eclipse? Allow me to explain.
The 21st of August, 2017. The day of the new moon. The so-called “Great American Eclipse” is going to appear at its maximum where I live at 2:44 P.M.
I sat alone in my room, typing up answers on the similarities and differences between the beliefs of Andrew Carnegie and Henry George. Four more hours until the eclipse. I was excited at the time, having formerly been a fan of astronomy. Only having seen a lunar eclipse, I was eager to see my first solar eclipse. All across the globe, people were preparing to see the rare experience.
After finishing my work, I decided to call my friend Arynn, who just so happened to live w