We Chicagoans are still recovering from a long winter. Here is some good news: the amount of daylight is increasing rapidly. March and April are months where the days get longer and the nights get shorter at the fastest rate. Consider this: on April 30, the sun will rise 46 minutes earlier and will set… Read More Spring Sun
March 20 Thursday is the March Equinox–the beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere and the beginning of autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. It is one of the two days in the year that the Sun is directly over the equator. It is also one of the two days in the year the the Sun… Read More Equinox
We Chicagoans are suffering through an epic winter. As bad as it is right now, however, the seasons inevitably change. One sign of this is that the daylight hours are increasing. In fact, today was the first day this winter that the Sun rose before 7:00 am Central time. Unfortunately, you couldn’t see it through… Read More Winter Sun
Crescent Moon at Dawn (6/365), a photo by rbabiera on Flickr. After many cloudy and snowy days, clear skies were a welcome sight this morning.