Friday, March 17, 2006

Good grief!

I'm looking out the window at the forsythia blooming across the street and it's SNOWING! Not supposed to be doing that! It's too warm to actually amount to anything (I hope), but, ya know, it was in the 80's on Monday. March is so wacky. Some of the worst snows in Baltimore have been in March.

The amount of daylight and night are nearly the same - 12 hours each - even though the Equinox isn't until next week. When asked why these two events don't occur on the same day, the local weatherman explained. Sunrise is marked as when the sun first peaks above the horizon; sunset when the last rays disappear. The Equinox is measured when the geometric center of the Sun crosses the Earth's equator. I'm sure you can use this factoid to impress all your friends.

2 comments:

Melly n David said...

Hello Kathy! Great blog you have going over here. I agree, no more snow. Elizabeth suggested I ask you of your opinion of quilt battings, may I have your opinion?

Shirley Goodwin said...

I really like that first piece, Kathy.

Shirley in New Zealand