Moon rising…

What do you get when you roll a super moon, lunar eclipse,harvest moon, and blood moon all in one?

You get the event that only happens once in a “blue moon”? lol

Last night’s moon was a rare lunar event. The last time it occurred was 1982 and the next time it will occur  will be 2033. This is an event that has been talked about for weeks and in Nova Scotia we had a pretty good view.

We took a leisurely drive along the beach last evening when the sun was setting and the moon started to rise…

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DSC08309 DSC08310 DSC08312 DSC08320 DSC08321 DSC08322It was so beautiful! How I wish we could have stayed right here for the whole evening for this spectacular event, my living room window doesn’t have quite the same effect.

And because I don’t have a lens that will capture the spectacular event. Here are a few pics that local photographers captured of the eclipse.

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A lunar eclipse causes the moon to take on a reddish tone and many refer to it as a “blood moon.” This year it is the closest full moon to the autumnal equinox, making it a “harvest moon.”

And this next week the tides are expected to be especially high because of the close proximity of the full moon to the Earth and the occurrence near the autumnal equinox. We live in an area where the tides are pretty cool anyway so this should definitely be a beach week. For sure the surfers will be taking full advantage.

Will there be change in our world? History shows that any time there is a lunar event like this, there is BIG change. We shall see…I am just in awe of the beauty as we looked to the sky last evening!

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Adventure For Two

I am from Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada and I'm back from traveling with my husband on an expat assignment to foreign lands. 2011-2012 we were in Shenyang, China. Spring 2012- Spring 2013 we were in Resende,RJ Brazil then back to Shenyang, China in July 2013 until the end of July 2014. Expat life WAS amazing! Adventure abounds no matter where we travel to. We really enjoyed the amazing opportunity to live and experience culture and tradition in these places. BUT now we are finished and adjusting to life in our small town in Canada. Our days of travel and adventure are not over.

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