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Vernal Equinox

 the magical sunrise from Genius Loci on March 20, 2013 – the Vernal Equinox What Happens at the Equinox? Far from being an arbitrary indicator of the changing seasons, March 20 (March 21 in some years) is significant for astronomical reasons. On March 20, 2013, at precisely 7:02 A.M. EDT, the Sun will cross directly over the Earth’s equator. This moment is known as the vernal …


July Beauty in Umbria

July Beauty in Umbria How often we overlook beauty in the midst of summer!  While we are wilting from the summer heat, many flowers resist and are at their best in spite of the high summer temperatures.  While we tend to notice the burned fields, the brown leaves and the limp bushes and branches, there are just as many exquisite …