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Total Eclipse of the Heart... I mean Moon, lunar eclipse

The moon turns red over Toronto, Ontario, Canada

sunny -15 °C

Damn you Bonnie Tyler!

Every time I hear the words “Total Eclipse,” I can’t help but suddenly get the damn song, “Total Eclipse of the Heart” into my head. The past week the news has been reporting a total lunar eclipse that was to occur on the 20th of February, and every time the news anchor, with his manicured nails and perfectly coifed hair said the words, “total eclipse,” that sappy song with its overwrought singing and creepy video with the Mary Kay Letourneau like story and the scary children of the corn with their glowing eyes came flooding into my head. Even repeated listens to Rihanna's Umbrella couldn’t get the damn "Total Eclipse of the Heart" song out of my head.

Despite my hatred of the words, I decided to head out to the local dog-walking park and watch the moon turn blood red as it passed through the shadow of the earth.

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After admiring the orange-red moon, I started walking back through the crunchy snow. I looked back and saw the moon framed between the branches of a small tree. It was very pretty, and reminded me of another, much better song...

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I'll see you again when the stars fall from the sky
And the moon has turned red over One Tree Hill

One Tree Hill, U2

Posted by GregW 19:58 Archived in Canada Tagged events

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I'm so bummed I missed it!!! It was cloudy here tonight...and I was inside. Thanks for the pic anyway...

by Bwaybaby10

Somewhat cloudy where I was, but saw quite a bit of it.
Bonhomie

by bonhomie

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