04/07/17 4:30pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Rules and closing hour are clearly posted at “the goody pile” with instructions not to drop off any items without first checking with the attendant on duty.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Rules and closing hour are clearly posted at “the goody pile” with instructions not to drop off any items without first checking with the attendant on duty.

It may not be on a par with bird migration or a stag in rut, but the pull on humans to clean up, throw out and reckon with winter’s misdeeds becomes nearly irresistible around about the vernal equinox.

Stuff needs to be done and the time is now, so says the slanted angle of the sun. (more…)

Featured Story
03/20/17 8:00am
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Day break at Shell Beach on the first day of spring 2017.

JOHN CLARE PHOTO Daybreak at Shell Beach on the first day of spring 2017.

Today is the first day of spring, the vernal equinox.

The earth’s axis today “is tilted neither toward nor away from the sun, resulting in a ‘nearly’ equal amount of daylight and darkness at all latitudes,” according to the National Weather Service (NWS). (more…)