By Valeri DeCastris
Advancing age and innate audacity empower me to shamelessly question the presence of “the Emperor’s clothes” and to speak of the “elephant in the room” in various situations. And so I will…as regards Carbondale Eclipse 2017. Since the City of Carbondale has asked businesses for their impressions, here is my unsolicited citizen critique and some well-intended suggestions for an even more successful 2024 event. And if you don’t like my opinions, don’t bark at me – do as Ozzie Osbourne did at totality - Bark at the Moon!