Recent Posts by Elke Macartney

Little moon’s eclipse trick

little moon’s eclipse trick A celestial coincidence factors into the stunning astronomical illusion of a total solar eclipse. In order for the experience of viewing a solar eclipse on earth  to happen, the measurements of the moon, the distance of the moon from the earth, and the size of the sun all have to line…
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Going with the flow…seriously? that works?

I have a feeling that you might have feelings about the phrase: Go with the flow. Maybe you smile a little, and say "Ja mon. I'm with you." Maybe you roll your eyes at the cliché, or maybe the skeptical you has issues with "going with the flow." I mean, seriously? Ja mon. There have…
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Grateful for everything and the kitchen sink

Yea, its a picture of a kitchen sink full of dishes. This is not a demonstration of how I wash dishes, but it is a picture of my gratitude right now.... Take a closer look: Far left is a picture of a smiling young couple: it's our wedding picture, almost 30 years ago. That day…
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Take a breath, and now another one….

Newsflash: Elke is tired. Not sick and tired of something or of life. Not deadly tired. Just plain ol' tired; the wake up tired, fall into bed tired, and not-up-for-the-game tired.  And I hadn't really noticed til today just how tired I am. Mind you, I can function: I still teach Zumba and see clients,…
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