Vernal equinox 2012: Spring — time to stand a raw egg on its end

The Spring Equinox is tomorrow and there is no better symbol of this day than the egg. Long held across many cultures as the utmost symbol of fertility, birth and new beginnings the egg, humble yet a perfect food should be

SUMMIT COUNTY — Given the unusual early heat wave that's gripped most of the country, perhaps it's fitting that the spring equinox makes it's earliest arrival in more than 100 years — since 1896, to be exact. In the mountain time zone, the moment of

SUMMIT COUNTY — Given the unusual early heat wave that's gripped most of the country, perhaps it's fitting that the spring equinox makes it's earliest arrival in more than 100 years — since 1896, to be exact. In the mountain

SUMMIT COUNTY — Given the unusual early heat wave that's gripped most of the country, perhaps it's fitting that the spring equinox makes it's earliest arrival in more than 100 years — since 1896, to be exact. In the mountain time zone, the moment of

The vernal equinox occurred at 1:14 am Tuesday, but arguably, spring kicked in about 2000 hours ago. Monday's high in Philadelphia was 76 – 22 degrees above normal and average for May 24. It was just 2 degrees Fahrenheit shy of the record of 78 set in