Tag Archives: Spring

May Ray Day

“Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”–Hans Christian Andersen   Today is one of those manufactured holidays that anyone can enjoy. Each year on May 19th, many North Americans celebrate the actuality of … Continue reading

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Anticipating Spring

“Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.”–19th century writer, Ambrose Bierce  The March equinox will occur tomorrow at 03:49 UTC or 10:49 PM Central Daylight Savings Time tonight. It signals the official … Continue reading

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September Equinox

Most likely you are reading this sentence after the moment of the September Equinox occurred–unless you’re one of my early readers. 07:50 UTC or 2:50 AM CDT is/was the exact time for the global event today. Equinoxes are the biannual … Continue reading

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Equinox Takes Place Tonight

The Two Equinoxes of each year are reminders of our precarious place in the Universe. More than the two solstices, Equinoxes remind us of balance. The word, equinox, has its roots in the ancient Latin word “aequus” for “equal”. In … Continue reading

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Happy Equinox Again

As we speedily spiral our way across the Universe, we have once again arrived at a biannual equinox. As we learned in grade school science class, this occurs because our home planet rotates on a tilted axis so the surface … Continue reading

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Happy Imbolc

We have arrived at one of those times of the year when we can observe the blending of traditional western culture with newer western culture.  First we have the ancient Celtic practices. Secondly there are the ancient Roman aspects. Thirdly, … Continue reading

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Bold …Floral Friday

The Penultimate day of Spring brings on feelings and thoughts of the Summer ahead of us.  This time of year can be the most bold time of all.  The Spring rebirth is over and life is busy with activity and … Continue reading

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