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Today, we chased totality. What started out as a carefully planned trip to see an eclipse turned into a race and an adventure. At 6am, a new cloud cover report from the National Weather Service predicted 65% cloud cover in St Joseph (where we were) at the time of the eclipse. Two hours away, a small town called Marshall was boasting 39% cloud cover. I packed up our stuff, woke the family up, and piled everything and everyone into the eclipse-chaser minivan. We set out for Marshall! We took smaller highways to stay within the path of totality and (hopefully) avoid any serious eclipse traffic from Kansas City. We arrived and settled into an aviation museum in Marshall. The kids ate hot dogs and watched an airshow. The sun teased us a few times from behind ... read more
Planes at Nicholas-Beazley Aviation Museum
Our New Eclipse Viewing Site!
Looking at the Partial Eclipse

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