April 15: Thoughts for the Day

When nature offers opportunities to see spectacular events, like the blood moon I missed early this morning, there’s a deep sense of disappointment in failing to do what it takes to take advantage of the opportunity. It’s worth being jolted awake at ungodly hours; it’s worth setting the alarm.  Next time, I won’t be so cavalier about it.

About John Swinburn

"Love not what you are but what you may become."― Miguel de Cervantes "Intimacy is never wrong. It can be awkward, it can be unsettling, it can feel dangerous, it can seem out of place, but it’s never wrong."― John Swinburn
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2 Responses to April 15: Thoughts for the Day

  1. juan says:

    I was cavalier as well. I caught a part of a news brief on TV that the eclipse would be visible at 2:30. I made quick plans to think about rising early, but later found that the brief was referring to THAT MORNING, and not the next day’s.

    I missed it by a day! Might just as well have missed the moon at one million miles, then crash into the sun!

    I consoled myself with the thought that it was still there, whether I saw it or not.

    “Does a tree fall in the woods if”… bullshit….Ha!

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