In just a little more than three months, thousands will converge on Oregon to witness the total eclipse of the sun. It promises to be quite the boost to our economy. Except, probably, for me. I’ve offered my guestroom, my yard, my driveway, my sofa, my floor to any number of friends near and far. Gratis, of course. And then realizing that someone might actually take me up on it, I decided I’d better buy a couple extra pair of safety glasses.