The 1st Full Day of Spring

It’s the first full day of spring 2016. It’s a mix in the Pacific Northwest…rain, grey skies, and yet the the trees and flowers are budding and blooming.

Did you see that Easter next year will be on April 16th?   But, it is not the latest date on record. http://www.snopes.com/holidays/easter/easterdate.asp

A Spring Verse from http://www.almanac.com/content/first-day-spring-2016-vernal-equinox

One swallow does not make a spring.

Bluebirds are a sign of spring; warm weather and gentle south breezes they bring.

In spring, no one thinks of the snow that fell last year.

Don’t say that spring has come until you can put your foot on nine daisies.

Spring-time sweet!
The whole Earth smiles, thy coming to greet.

 

Happy 1st Day of Fall 2015

Ready to say goodbye to Summer?  You may not have been last week but now that Autumn has officially arrived, you just might be.  It’s a collection of new beginnings, traditions, festivals, and a time to settle in for the upcoming Winter.  The leaves turn color and fall to the earth.  The wind and rain show themselves.  As it is a fascinating time, you may yearn to know more.  Check out the links below for some Autumn (and Fall) content and if you want more…search for it.

http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2015/09/first_day_of_fall_2015_quotes.html

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/weather/fall-forecast-warm-and-dry-across-nw/

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150922-equinox-autumn-seasons-sun-moon-space-science/

http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/11-facts-about-autumnal-equinox.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2015/09/22/say-goodbye-to-summer-as-daylight-dwindles-the-fall-equinox-is-on-wednesday/?postshare=7531442982805339

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