the eclipse is cool cause like, its not arranged by anyone, its not under anyone's control, it just happens, a few times per lifetime, on a path with absolutely no human significance, and briefly makes significant many modest places
QOTD: "My Saturday was going pretty well until I realized it was Sunday."
Between the potential for traffic issues and the current weather forecast at the closest area of totality, it's not looking good for me. Probably end up staying home and watching the partial from here.
"go forth and use awesome filenames"
Today is National Bad Poetry Day.  This must be a Vogon initiative. 
"May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace."
-- ABC News' Frank Reynolds, after the eclipse, in 1979
Yeah, sorry about that, Frank. Some of us are workin' on it.
Rocket launch tomorrow morning: https://blogs.nasa.gov/tdrs/2017/08/17/tdrs-m-prelaunch-programs-today-weather-80-percent-go-for-friday-launch/
QOTD: ""I just burned 2000 calories. That's the last time I leave brownies in the oven while I nap."