The great celestial event, the solar eclipse, happens today. I selected Nebraska to be the state of choice to view the darkening skies as it is flat and wide open. Now it was just a matter of the clouds. I have been monitoring the forecast for a week and most everywhere along the path of the dark zone was "partially cloudy". That won't do. I want "clear and sunny". Each day what I wanted was further and further east in the state. I eventually gave up on the weather. You cannot control the weather. But I can control to some degree the mass of people expected to infiltrate the area and with that I concentrated on a remote location hopefully few will make the effort to drive to. So if the sun and moon are obscured by a cloud I can live with that for I mostly want to experience the totality of darkness in a matter of a few minutes in the middle of the day. I've put in too much time and thought with this thing, I just want this to get over with so I can continue on with my life.
Whatever happens, and what images I get I will post when I get to someplace with cell service.
Our location ended up being just over the border into Wyoming. It is a small wildlife management lake with only a couple places to camp. This should be good.