The Zooming Eclipse: Part Two

There are only two ways the Great American Total Solar Eclipse is coming at you (and both of them are capitalised). The second* finds you ready, willing and able. As ready as you will ever be, as you do your level best to pace yourself and ride the rising tide. Willing because despite the scrambling…

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Shadow anyone?

~¬†Cleo Wade We are ratcheting into the pointy end of Eclipsia as tensions rise across the board. It may be inbuilt for us to be wary of what or who we don’t know. Still we have to be taught to turn that natural trepidation into hatred instead of curiousity. We have to be shown how…

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The Halfway Motel

And so we have now arrived at the half way point of this mad season, minced meat sandwiched between a lunar eclipse still pinging and a behemoth total solar eclipse on the horizon. Today is the third quarter moon, crisis and opportunity weaved into her waning, signalling the start of our very welcome descent into…

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Overthinking

Everything ‘s fine darl, he said, you’re just focusing on it too much. Common sense tumbling from the lips of Mr Mofo as I was having another unnecessary conniption about my car from the passenger seat. Without the focus solo driving requires, I had dubiously diverted brainspace to excessive (and unnecessary) analysis of something that…

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Eclipse Tips

As we lumber under the weight of our world gone mad / eclipse season, it is all too easy to hit overwhelm. The tumultuous nature of eclipsia often means that we are wrangling both the death knell and the starter’s gun all at once. Our emotions span their mighty gamut and our nervous systems bow…

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The Bridge between Eclipses

The bridge between eclipses always feels a bit dicey, suspended between two change making behemoths as we try our best not to look down or lose our nerve. Eclipse season affects each of us individually even as it universally pings us all. Gah. Not everybody around you is feeling it the same way as you…

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The Eclipse Test Pattern

In the olden days, when televisions were analog and there was only real news, if you stayed up late enough you saw this. Test patterns were created to ensure that everything was working properly in TV land: that nothing had been knocked out of whack, that everything was calibrating just as it had been designed…

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Eclipse Lore

Eclipse seasons should come with a similarly succinct warning but even with all possible due diligence, this mad season oft gets the best of us. If everyone or everything is feeling chaotic, unsteady or simmering as though about to boil over, remember this sandpaper is how we (all) make change. Not one of us is…

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