This is the big day — if you’re in the US. It’s unlikely that there will be any other news of interest, so this may be our only post today. If some predictions are correct, it may even be our last!
Your Curmudgeon is a safe distance from the dreaded path of totality, but even that isn’t safe enough, so we’ll stay in our underground headquarters until the infernal event is over. That should be sufficient protection, but you never know.
If you’re reckless enough to be outside when the Sun vanishes from view, you’re doomed! You think those silly eclipse glasses will save you? You fool! Nothing can save you! Haven’t you had enough warnings?
Feel free to use the comments to tell us about your eclipse preparations and experiences — as long as you can, that is. If the creationist preachers are right and this is indeed The End of the World, then …
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