As a mother who cares about her children’s education and upbringing, I am always looking for fun educational activities to bring them to. Usually, this means a lot of children’s museum trips and natural history museum tours, but when there is a real natural event out there that I can bring them to I am always on top of it if it is at all possible to get there. So when I heard that there would be a solar eclipse a couple states away, I knew that I had to get there. I took a couple days off work and pulled my kids out of school – they even brought some friends. I felt a little bad for that poor teacher but witnessing a solar eclipse is a much better education than sitting in a stuffy old classroom for another two days. In any case, it took us six or eight hours to drive there, but it wasn’t so bad all things considered. When we got there, we sat out in an open field in a town park and waited for the solar eclipse. When it happened, it was magical, and the look of awe and wonder was something to behold. There was a gentleman from Arizona that owns a kitchen and bath resurfacing company (Bravo Resurfacing) who brought his boy, and we hung out together and watched this historic event unfold. It’s not every day that you get to see an eclipse, so the next time one comes around, be sure to be part of it!