Monthly Archives: March 2013

Equinox, the Springy One

Wow, do we ever have daylight again. One day you’re driving to and from work in the dark at 30 or 40 below, and seemingly the next day the darkness is gone and the temperatures are into the teens and twenties. It adds up fast when day length is increasing by seven minutes a day. And today, although it was snowing again when we woke up, our days just became longer than everyone to the south of us. We’ll still have snow and good cross-country skiing for weeks yet, but you can once again feel the sun’s warmth, a true harbinger of melt and greenery to come. That said, we had some spectacular northern lights over the weekend.

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