Category Archives: daylight

rising.

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morning has broken.

“the sun himself is weak when he first rises,

and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.”

– charles dickens

 

 

 

on glen lake, empire, michigan, usa – april 2023

time flies.

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and yet again

we find ourselves caught up

in the dance

of ‘daylight savings time’

as we

readjust once more

are we early

are we late

are we on time

whose time are we on

no one is quite sure.

“the trouble is, you think you have time.”

-buddha

image credit: ‘silhouettes’ by harry finder

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north manistee, michigan lighthouse pier

As days drag on and the sun still sets relatively early, you may be left wondering are the days truly getting longer? The short answer is, yes. But only by a few minutes. Each day in January we average an extra 2 minutes from the day prior.

By the end of February, we can expect an additional two hours and 30 minutes. February 28’s sunrise is at 7:20 A.M. And the sunset is at 6:30 P.M. The first 6 o’clock sunset of the year arrives on February 5.

As we ease closer to our longest day, June 21, we’ll gain an additional 6 hours and 41 minutes of daylight. The longest day of the year, the summer solstice on June 21, is 15 hours and 21 minutes long.

We’re on our way!

“run for daylight.”

-vince lombardi

 

 

credits: wxyz-tv detroit, isabella hulsizer, photo: john l. russell