59 Rare Moments In Time Never To Be Forgotten
3 children viewing the solar eclipse, February 26th, 1979. Anyone else do this?
Believe it or not, this is how little GenX ers watched the solar eclipse of February 26, 1979. They made themselves little robot helmets from boxes or brown paper bags and took a stroll outside to view the eclipse and greet the Martians in style.
Canadian artist Janet Bright posted this along with several others on her blog. She wrote fondly of this memory and of her father: “He never got cold. Not even during the eclipse.”
She went on to describe the eclipse of 1979, “I’m fairly certain it wasn’t really as dark (pitch black) as my faulty memory tells, but there it is – the film running in my head, of a warm(ish) cold, mid-winter day when the moon got in the way.”