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Happy autumnal equinox!

Autumnal equinox

Soak up the sunlight while you can --- solar luminosity is fading fast! And don't forget to mark your calendars for a super lunar eclipse this coming Sunday. The moon will begin to be blocked by the earth at 8:40 pm EST, with the full blackout lasting from 10:11 pm to 11:23 pm. Since the moon will also be at its closest approach to the earth during this particular eclipse, the orb will appear 14% larger than usual. Here's hoping there are no clouds to block the view!

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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