My kids are very excited about the first day of spring (today). They are celebrating with ice cream and just plain enthusiasm.
Fox News has an interesting article today on the science of the equinoxes and solstices. Here’s one interesting piece:
At the North Pole, the sun rises only once a year — at the start of spring. It gets higher in the sky each day until the summer solstice, then sinks but does not truly set until late September, at the autumn equinox.