It’s hard to think of winter when temperatures are in the upper 80s and humidity levels read likewise. Drifts from blowing snow and sub-zero readings on the thermometer are normally the furthest thing from one’s mind in the sweltering heat.
But thanks to the calendar, a weatherman, the Farmer’s Almanac and a summer project, firewood for the woodstoves grabbed my attention this week.
According to the calendar, autumn begins in 25 days. On Sept. 22, autumnal equinox provides for an equal 12 hours of night and day. The sun will rise exactly due east and set exactly due west on that day.