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Dork Report #4 ~ Blood Moon Eclipse Tetrad Complete. Level Up.

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Last night signaled the end of a four-part project. I had my doubts along the way. We shivered. We yawned. We disturbed neighbors with outlandishly loud gas. In an odd way, I’m proud that most of the kids and I witnessed all four of the eclipsed moons this past year and a half. We found […]

Tetradical ~ Geek Out in the Yard #3

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In the tender hours of April 4th, before the sun’s wrinkled forehead glimmered in the east, some of the kids and I tiptoed out the front door and into the yard to witness the third blood moon of the lunar eclipse tetrad.

I suspect one of the reasons I glommed onto this little tradition […]

Sheer Lunacy: Getting Up With Children to Watch an Eclipse

Today's lunch of leftover Ranch Chicken Chili was last night's pre-eclipse dinner.

In the tender hours of today, I hoisted my head off a downy pillow, threw off warmed blankets, and sat up. What was I thinking? Why do I make difficult promises to keep?

Today’s promise was to wake certain kids so they could go outside to witness the total lunar eclipse and ensuing blood […]