Friday, September 23, 2011

Three months of darkening days again, as of now. 

Two days a year, the Northern and Southern hemispheres receive the same amount of sunlight. Not only that, each receives the same amount of light as they do dark... this is because the earth is tilted at a right angle to the sun, and the sun is directly over the equator. In Latin, the word equinox translates to "equal night." 

From now the earth dies a little each day, and we must embrace this slow descent into dark before we can truly appreciate the light that will return in a few months.

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