Monthly Archives: March 2018

Counting Down the Days

Good News!  Six days from today at 12:15 p.m. the vernal equinox will usher in the astronomical first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. According to folklore the hours of light and darkness are equal on the day of the spring equinox. Scientifically speaking they really are not perfectly equal.  Daytime begins the moment any...
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The Wild Goose Chase

Long before sunrise I grabbed my gear and coffee to go on a wild goose chase, I was headed to a lake 40 miles down the road. The full moon illuminated the sky and off to the northeast I saw a few birds in the air. The wild goose chase suddenly became a quick drive...
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