Monday, 6/21/10, Public Square

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9 responses to “Monday, 6/21/10, Public Square

  1. Today is the longest day of 2010, use it wisely and make it count.

  2. 6176746f6c6c65

    Ahem; the day today is still but 24 hours, as is every other day. The day is thus no longer.

    And, the total time of daylight today might or might not be the longest in the year here; it’s close. The length of daylight at the equator, IIRC, is the point of the “summer solstice”.

    Not trying to be too much of a prig, fnord; it’s just that the statement bothers me as made, even though it shouldn’t. 🙂

    Your advice to “use it wisely and make it count” surely applies regardless. I’ll endeavor to so do.

    • I stand corrected! And in the most rational way, supported by facts that can’t be disputed, with a touch of humor and lots of kindness. 😉

    • WSClark

      I know know about that, as hot and humid as it is, it sure the Hell seems like it is more than 24 hours!

      • Freebird1971

        You COULD be working harvest Will,did it for several years,married into a farm family,Talk about hot, humid and miserable,with wheat harvest you hit the trifecta,I almost forgot to throw in 12-14 hr days.

      • 6176746f6c6c65

        Or longer, Free, depending upon a) when it dries out enough to start cutting, b) when it gets too damp to cut, or c) both.

    • wicked

      Blessed Summer Solstice, everyone!

      (That ought to fix it all. 😉 )

  3. Freebird1971

    Or in my case when my Father in law got tired,and he never got tired!

  4. wicked

    How many years, Freebird? I went through over 20 harvests, counting a few years before I married into the farm family. I cooked dinners and took them to the field, drove the wheat truck to and from the elevator, and ran every errand imaginable, including helping with breakdowns.

    Let’s just say it’s not my favorite time of year.