During the Eclipse earlier today, I had the privilege of viewing totality from my backyard. To say that it was a once in a lifetime experience seems like an understatement. As the moon moved further into place, a sense of quiet eeriness took over. But once the moon moved fully engulfing the sun, and darkness fell, the silence broke as cicadas roared to life. And even though the total eclipse only lasted 2 minutes, just being able to watch as the moon seemed to chip away at the sun through the hour was awe-inspiring.