The scales are balanced…

Just a reminder…on Friday, September 22nd at 4:02pm, there is balance at least somewhere  on the planet.

Oh yeah…and it’s officially Autumn, Fall, Harvest Time…yay.

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And finally, for your educational entertainment:

“WHAT IS THE AUTUMNAL EQUINOX?                                                                                           The Autumnal equinox—also called the September equinox—is the astronomical start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and spring in the Southern Hemisphere. The word equinox comes from the Latin aequus (equal) and nox (night).

During the equinox, the Sun crosses what we call the “celestial equator” (just imagine the line that marks the equator on Earth extending up into the sky) from north to south.  Earth’s two hemispheres are receiving the Sun’s rays about equally. The Sun is overhead at noon as seen from the equator. At this point, the amount of nighttime and daytime (sunlight) are roughly equal to each other.

Another definition of fall is nights of below-freezing temperatures combined with days of temperatures below 70 degrees Fahrenheit. From here on out, the temperatures begin to drop and the days start to get shorter than the nights.

It is the summer’s great last heat,
It is the fall’s first chill: They meet.

–Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt

This entry was written by kmgraybeal and published on September 20, 2017 at 7:06 pm. It’s filed under 30 Days of Learning, Celebration, Gratitude, Kathy, Lifeology, Nature. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “The scales are balanced…

  1. I’m so happy to experience the fall colors here in Northern Maine; I am renewed! Thanks for the intro to Sarah’s poems ( I found the dark and powerful Giving Back the Flower, whoa).

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