Monday, March 20, 2006
Happy Vernal Equinox everyone. Feel free to celebrate in your own way. Naked around a fire, burning a poor schmuck in a grass hut, lots of beer, or simply reflecting in quiet solitude.
equinox |ˈekwəˌnäks; ˈēkwə-| noun the time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length (about September 22 and March 20). • another term for equinoctial point . ORIGIN late Middle English : from Old French equinoxe or Latin aequinoctium, from aequi- ‘equal’ + nox, noct- ‘night.’