I bought four pairs of solar eclipse glasses over the internet a month or so ago. Today, out of paranoia, I made two eclipse viewer boxes out of cereal boxes. I just want to be ready, you know? I can only remember one time having the opportunity to see a solar eclipse. I was working a temp job in a warehouse and we all took turns looking at the sun through a welder’s helmet.
Now I not only have a chance to see another eclipse, but I can share it with my step kids. Granted, they could give a shit, but at least they are here. When my wife and I start getting all silly over the sun, hopefully they will humor us.