Last week was a busy one. So I woke up early one morning to try and get some extra things done before the day got going. I had heard there was a full lunar eclipse happening, but that where I live, we would not see much of it before the moon set and the sun rose. I decided to take a peak outside anyway, and am I ever glad I did!
Hovering above the horizon as if it just had to show us the whole thing, the moon sat, cast little by little in shadow.
The timing was perfection, just as the moon hit the mountains, the eclipse was almost complete. It was as if the moon had disappeared before it even set.
Contrasting this amazing sight on the other side of the horizon, the sun was slowing coming up. I think perhaps the sun and the moon had a little conversation that day, and agreed that a sort of balance was in order.
This time of year the days are shorter and shorter and the nights ever longer, but with the winter Solstice fast approaching, maybe the light and the dark decided to let each other have equal time to shine....
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*Last time in Nature: Cloudy Skies