Thursday, March 20, 2014

Standing eggs on the Equinox with MamaDonna

the Vernal equinox approacheth~~~~ yeah
no matter that the ground is covered with icy snow, and looking back over the pictures i have of standing eggs, some years did have snow on the ground,
but some also had brilliant sunshine and daffodils....and so it goes

I plan to join with MamaDonna, but this year it will be from indoors.

The eggsact moment is 12:57 PM EST
39th Annual World Famous Spring Equinox Celebration
Eggs on End: Standing on Ceremony
This year's eggstraordinary event will take place:
MARCH 20 at 12:30 PM
The equinox moment: eggsactly 12:57 PM, signals the official start of spring. At this time, the sun crosses the equator into the Northern Hemisphere and it is possible to stand an egg up on its end.
According to Chinese custom, if you stand an egg on its end on the first day of spring, you will have eggsceptionally good luck for the entire year. The egg represents the life force in many cultures, and is particularly used to symbolize the rebirth of nature in the spring season.
A basket of 360 eggs will be provided for the eggshilarating standing ceremony. Participants are invited to bring drums and other musical instruments. This is a family-friendly event and FREE for all.

It proved  to be a whole lot harder to balance and egg on a counter top than on grass or stone, wood or concrete, and those who were injured will become part of the chocolate cake we will enjoy this evening.  I wish to thank them for their participation.

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haiku~~~left them there

I know it for sure he just left them there, no reason and walked barefoot.