Welcome to spring! Today is the vernal equinox (aka spring equinox) officially distinguishing March 20, 2015 as the first day of spring. But is it really the first day of spring? Equinox, Equilux... What?!?! Let's back up for a moment. Last September I took a look at … [Read more...] about Spring Equinox
Are you ready for Daylight Saving Time 2015? Spring forward. Fall back. Easy. And the good news is that tonight is the night to advance your clock an hour. Hurrah! Sort of. It turns out that not everyone is thrilled about Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some grumble. Or worse. … [Read more...] about Daylight Saving Time 2015: It’s Time to Spring Forward!
"The air is perfectly quiescent and all is stillness, as if Nature, after her exertions during the Summer, were now at rest." ~ John Bradbury, 1817 (noaa.gov) Aaahhh... Indian Summer. There's no finer epilogue to decadent July and August than a string of autumn days exactly … [Read more...] about Indian Summer 2014