As space.com reports, a total solar eclipse will be visible from the homes of around 12 million people, although perhaps 200 million will be within a days drive of the event, which will take place on August 21, 2017.
Washington (UPI) Aug 22, 2015
Mark your calendars for Aug. 21, 2017. That’s when all of North America will get a once-in-a-lifetime glimpse at a total solar eclipse.
The Great American Eclipse, as its been dubbed, will be visible to millions across the United States for the first time in nearly four decades. It will mark the first time this century a total solar eclipse will cross through the contiguous United State Full article
My love you are like the moon pale, soft, and yet radiant an ethereal being full of light we gleefully sip each other’s wine talk, love, and smile for a while then you fade inexorably into the night your eclipse steals away my joy yet my heart will never cease to burn so once more I lie alone in the darkness ever patiently awaiting your return
“You aren’t going through with this because a sword is hanging over your
head. We will take care of the problems, and I will take care of you.
When we’re through it, and there is nothing forcing your hand, then you
can decide to join me, if you still want to. But not because you’re
afraid. You won’t be forced into this.”