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Apr 14, 2014 - Blood Moon Rising

The lunar eclipse last night and early this morning is the first of four consecutive total lunar eclipses, known as a "tetrad," that will occur between April 2014 and September 2015. After an absolutely cloudless sky all day, some high thin clouds began to move in a couple of hours before moonrise. As the moon began to rise above the horizon it was enveloped in clouds, but as it got higher most of the clouds seemed to melt away until it reached near complete eclipse. I was able to get some decent pictures from the penumbral eclipse until it...

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Apr 13, 2014 - Died and Went to Heaven

It was only about 60 or 70 miles from Vallejo to the campground near Santa Rosa according to Google Maps. Unfortunately, the GPS had other ideas. It took us down a narrow, twisting, two lane road to Odd Fellows Camp Rd. where it wanted us to turn right. I started to make the turn when I noticed a sign that said the road was closed and in magic marker it said “Bridge Out”. I was able to swing Winnie around before we were committed to the closed road and headed further down the road to look for a place to turn around. After going through a...

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