Sunday, March 21, 2010

Ode to Spring

I hate the cold weather.

That's why this weekend of pleasant weather was perfect to usher in the Spring season. Especially after a unusually harsh Winter on the East Coast, having Spring Fever feels especially good.

As I was cleaning my house today with all my windows open, I could also hear everyone else in the neighborhood- working outside, vacuuming from inside their houses, and hosing stuff down. It's great to be able to enjoy the fair weather again.

It's easy to see why all cultures throughout history have regarded Spring as a mystical time of rejuvenation & new life.

I've found some links explaining the historic importance of the Vernal Equinox, which marks the beginning of the Spring season:

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