The arrival of Spring also heralds in other momentous events to behold.
Once again, our beech trees are green with new leaves. Nope. Not til the end of May in the Pocono Mountains.
Lambs are being born by the first day of Spring ... nowhere in the mountains of the Poconos. Late March perhaps in the more western or southern areas of PA where it is much warmer.
and ducklings are exploring their new world ... in June in the Poconos.
Now for the most exciting thing about the first day of spring ... and it has nothing to do with weather, location, or temperature.
Today's the day you can make a raw egg stand on end all by itself! It is only possible to accomplish this astounding feat twice a year ... on the first day of Spring and the first day of Autumn. Hurry up and go get an egg! You don't want to miss this opportunity. Be the first to amaze all your friends!
Hmmn ... you really got excited about this, didn't you? I bet you definitely were going to try it. Well, it is true. You can stand a raw egg on its end. Only ... you can do it any day of the week and any time of the year. It's all about trial and error. Texture and shape of the egg. And a steady hand. Don't have a nimble fingers? Use salt as a base. Make a small mound of salt on a flat, hard surface and carefully position your egg on it until it's perfectly balanced. Then gently blow the salt away. Ta-Da!
Believe in the myth. Sometimes it's more fun than the truth.
Posted photos from Pixabay and morgueFiles.