The first day of spring this year (2008) is March 20. The equinox will be at 5:48 GMT.
In general, the four seasons correspond to the relative position of the Sun to the earth. Meteorological determination of Spring is calculated when the Sun passes through the equatorial plane. When going from Winter to Spring, the Sun is moving North, and as soon as the Sun crosses the equator, we call it Spring.
Welcome Spring to Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia! It’s a little cold this morning (38 degrees) but we should see some very nice weather today, March 20, 2008!
(In Jasper, Pickens County, Georgia, we have many real estate agents working very hard to help buyers and sellers purchase or sell their homes. While out showing property or holding open houses, realtors put their safety on the line every day. Check out the site www.realtorsafety911.com Which has lots of good information on Realtor Safety.)
Cheryl Watterson has a blog called www.selfdefensewithanattitude.com, where she discusses self defense, personal safety and personal security. I get a lot of good information from her site and pass along to family and friends.
Today she and her business associate put on a Realtor Personal Safety Awareness class for one of the largest Century 21 offices in Northern Indiana and the turn out was Great! Read below. [Read more…]
www.thejoyhouse.org Courtesy of the Joy House website-
Welcome to The Joy House and thanks for visiting our website at www.thejoyhouse.com to find out more about us.
We are a ministry whose vision is “Restoring Teens and Families Through Christ”. It has been a great adventure with God since our inception in December of 2000. What a blessing it has been over these past several years to see Christ’s hope and healing brought to the teens and families we have been privileged to work with. As of July 2006 we have graduated 15 teens and families from our program and have been privileged to work with more than 35 teens and families. [Read more…]
It was built with 24 tons of scrap steel from the
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Junior Chavers, foundry operations manager, said that when the trade center steel first arrived, he touched it with his hand and the “hair on my neck stood up.” “It had a big meaning to it for all of us,” he said. “They knocked us down. They can’t keep us down We’re going to be back.”
The ship’s motto? “Never Forget”