A total solar eclipse is coming on August 21, 2017. The last time America experienced one like it was 1878. In the days of the Industrial Revolution, the western expansion, and explosive empirical discovery, America was eager to show well-heeled European scientists that they too could conduct successful observations.
I am absolutely relishing these long days, and dreading when we swing back around the Sun and it gets darker earlier. Even as far south as I live, there is still a hint of light at 9 p.m. and I love it. Here is what I am reading this week. American Eclipse by David Baron…
Welcome to Armchair Book Expo, an online conference for those of us who can’t attend Book expo in person. I’m pleased to be participating for the seventh year.
“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale