It doesn't take much to reduce me to tears so it happens frequently. The other day I had heard that the planet mars would be passing earth so close that it would look the size of a moon. We were having a full moon on the same night and when I happened to get out of bed shortly after midnight (for one of my numerous bathroom runs), I slammed on the slipper brakes as I was passing our sliding door. My hair stood on end and tears jumped to my eyes. Just as predicted, mars was lodged just under the moon and glowing reddishly. I was absolutely amazed by the vision. I would have took a picture except that clouds rushed in and blocked my view.