august 21: eclipsed

August 22, 2017 @ 7:23 am | Filed under: Family, Photos

Shortly before maximum eclipse (which was 99% for us in Portland):

And moments after:

I was captivated by these shadows during the whole event. Loved watching them change direction.

We had a magical day. A feast prepared by friends (including homemade pecan sticky buns, oh my!), gorgeous weather, music, laughter.

Photo by Larry Deal

Then home for a long nap (well, for me, at least) and late in the day, a visit with a longtime online friend—one of the first people I connected with on AOL homeschooling boards back in the day. We had 22 years of conversations to revisit. So good.


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  1. Those shadows are amazing. (And homemade pecan sticky buns, yum!). {{hugs}}

  2. […] moons. I wish I had thought of that! We also saw pictures, such as at Melissa Wiley’s blog Here in the Bonny Glen, where the shadows of trees looked like so many half moons as […]

  3. Oh this is so great! We saw only a partial eclipse which, although in itself was still an experience, was not quite like a total eclipse!

  4. You moved to Oregon just in time, LOL!! We had about 60% here in San Diego; it was still so fun!! 😀