Eclipse 2024 Info and Links!

🌞 First, here's a future-Juno-award-winning-song to enjoy during eclipse prep... 

🌞 This website and app will talk you through the eclipse:

🌞 DO NOT LOOK AT THE SUN unless you have legit glasses (they'll have ISO 12312-2 on them). You can check your glasses by looking at a light in your home... can you see light through the glasses? THEN THEY ARE NOT SAFE FOR ECLIPSE WATCHING! More at this link

🌞 Cool things to watch for/ the Psychological Effects of the eclipse/ Live Feeds and more at this link

🌞 This link says put a filter on your phone or camera before taking eclipse photos to prevent damge to your gear:

🌞 BTW, Mercury is in retrograde for this eclipse:

🌞 Find yourself on the eclipse map:

🌞 Watch this for what to expect and things to try, it's excellent... 

🌞 "Moncton is excited to announce EclipSol, the City’s solar eclipse festival, taking place at Bore Park on April 8 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. This festival offers a variety of activities, including safe viewing of the solar eclipse through specialized glasses provided by the City of Moncton, face painting, live music, a photo booth to capture the memory as a keepsake, and more! The solar eclipse is expected to begin in Moncton at 3:26 p.m. from the southwest direction and conclude at 5:43 p.m." See this link




April 2nd in Hockey History is a Magical, Record-breaking Day!!

There's something about April 2nd in hockey history... If you have a hockey game today, something magical might happen! If you don't have a hockey game, or don't know how to skate, consider going to the rink anyway and see what happens because... 

- April 2nd 1980 Wayne Gretzky, in his first full NHL season, scores one for Edmonton and becomes the youngest player to score 50 goals. He was 19! (Edmonton tied the North Stars 1-1.)

- April 2nd 1980 Montreal Canadiens' Guy Lafleur scores a couple and becomes the first player to have six straight 50 goal seasons! (Habs beat the Red Wings 7-2.)

- April 2nd 1983 New York Islander Mike Bossy becomes the first player to score 60 goals in 3 consecutive seasons! (his goal helped the Isles beat the Penguins 6-3.)

- April 2nd 1985 Wayne Gretzky gets his 34th career hat trick which is an NHL record. (Oilers beat the Kings 6-4.)

- April 2nd 1985 Nordiques center Peter StastnΓ½ gets his 100th point of the season for the 5th year in a row. (Nordiques beat the Bruins 6-4.)

- April 2nd 1986 Edmonton Oiler Paul Coffey nets his 47th and 48th of the season which breaks Bobby Orr's NHL record for most goals by a defenseman. (Oilers beat the Canucks 8-4.)