Spring Equinox


03.20.13  Midpoint.  We are now between the sun’s lowest path across the sky and its highest come summer.  According to today’s Earth&Sky blog, “the tilt of the Earth’s axis and Earth’s orbit around the sun combine in such a way that the axis is inclined neither away from nor toward the sun.”

I swear I could feel that pause down at the lake this afternoon.  In between the rain squalls that rolled across the lake, there was a stillness, a profound quiet, in which I could imagine that midpoint when the Earth stops for just a moment in her orbit.  Of course, she is in ceaseless motion and the days of this equilibrium will quickly change.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s