“I had very mixed feelings watching this eclipse.”

I’d like to talk about the eclipse this past week. I watched the spectacle in my backyard with my eclipse glasses that I saved from 2017. And it was spectacular. It, it was really amazing to watch that. Unfortunately, I wasn’t in the path of totality, but it was still amazing to watch this beautiful force of nature, to — that we could, we could see this. However, I was by myself, and I was sad, and I was sad because my husband wasn’t here to experience this with me. He passed away in 2016, and he was, he was interested in everything. He was a real science geek. As a matter of fact, he took a weather class in college, partly because he was a sailor and weather was interesting to him.

But as I continued to watch the eclipse and thinking about him, I became really pissed. Really pissed off that he wasn’t here to experience this with me. I know that if he had been here, we would have driven somewhere in the path of totality to be able to see this. So I- — I had very mixed feelings watching this, this eclipse. I was amazed at how beautiful it was and how God’s creation could unfold so beautifully. I was sad that my husband wasn’t here and I was pissed that death had taken away our future.

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