!!!!!hell yes it's march!!!!

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first in with Michelangelo!

Aimless, Saturday, 8 March 2014 04:49 (eight years ago) link

huh, i know the eliot poem but the reference escaped me.

clouds, Saturday, 8 March 2014 04:57 (eight years ago) link

Oh - it made me think of The Lake Isle of Innisfree. But Prufrock doesn't say anything about an unzipped coat. Googling those terms led to this http://eatapeachforlove.blogspot.com/ which is interesting.

Je55e, Saturday, 8 March 2014 18:02 (eight years ago) link

I never get references because I'm an ignoramus, but I will always eat a peach (unless it's canned or in a gross individual plastic cup).

we slowly invented brains (La Lechera), Saturday, 8 March 2014 18:10 (eight years ago) link

gawd you guyz are such marchkills, i'm just gonna stay inside and eat oatmeal now just like stupid old winter

j., Saturday, 8 March 2014 18:32 (eight years ago) link

It's your fault for being unintelligible with your poetry and peaches iirc. Anyway it's gonna be up and down for a while here regardless.

we slowly invented brains (La Lechera), Saturday, 8 March 2014 19:06 (eight years ago) link

springtime whims are accountable to no man or woman

j., Saturday, 8 March 2014 19:48 (eight years ago) link

Love March and Spring but wish they'd hold off on the time change until late May or early June.

*tera, Sunday, 9 March 2014 08:45 (eight years ago) link


set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Sunday, 9 March 2014 08:50 (eight years ago) link

Easy to say when you two don't live in desolate snow covered wastelands ;) we need that sun!

she started dancing to that (Finefinemusic), Sunday, 9 March 2014 16:44 (eight years ago) link

time should always go back, never forward

death and darkness and other night kinda shit (crüt), Sunday, 9 March 2014 16:53 (eight years ago) link

no way man! time has to keep moving forward or we will be stuck in this mess forever. ahead lies an abundance of earthly delights, which reminds me that this is almost xtc weather!

we slowly invented brains (La Lechera), Sunday, 9 March 2014 16:58 (eight years ago) link

Love the time change. It's like a holiday for me.

Jeff, Sunday, 9 March 2014 17:06 (eight years ago) link

True, living in Texas I have never understood the reason for DST. All it ever did was make bedtime difficult when I was a kid. Perhaps TX could opt out! Sum sets damn close to 9 pm in south Texas in the summer.

*tera, Sunday, 9 March 2014 17:35 (eight years ago) link

tbh i loved that shit as a kid. go outside and ball up until you were tired, go swimming late, just do late stuff all the time

rhyme heals all goons (m bison), Sunday, 9 March 2014 17:36 (eight years ago) link

daylight savings time deepens my resentment of the forces of social control

j., Sunday, 9 March 2014 18:10 (eight years ago) link

I was 8 or 9 and figured if the time could be changed and you lose or gain an hour then what was real?

*tera, Sunday, 9 March 2014 18:31 (eight years ago) link

Just seen a glorious sunset, it feels like the first in a long time. Saying that there been some wonderful winter sunrises during the shit weather. The first sight of spring gives me a jolt of optimism and gaiety, which has usually dissipated badly by the summer, but still it is nice while it lasts.

xelab, Sunday, 9 March 2014 19:05 (eight years ago) link

One of the women who work at my local deli says today should be considered a holiday.

tokyo rosemary, Sunday, 9 March 2014 19:10 (eight years ago) link

when i first learned of daylight savings, i thought it meant i would lose an hour of sleep every night until the fall ;_;

i think it's a little too early now -- i remember when it was the last sunday in april. late march/early april would be better imo. also it kind of bothers me that 'standard' time is only in use 1/3 of the year

mookieproof, Sunday, 9 March 2014 21:32 (eight years ago) link

willing to bet this has been the hottest English day inside the first two weeks of March since records began. so many butterflies

the telegraph website says temps got to 19 c but if you look at the gravesend observations you can see that temperatures exceeded 20 c


it's almost as if they don't want to acknowledge gravesend exists

Thanks in anticipation of your opinions (nakhchivan), Sunday, 9 March 2014 21:41 (eight years ago) link

not Gravesend, but I was in the countryside (near Northampton, in fact), teaching at an extracurricular residential school. it was, at one point, positively sweltering

here is the evidence of an absurdly early springtime - sunkissed imagos galore:


oh lol, used italic tag. am exhausted tbf


maybe i didn't. you don't want to see that shit anyway

just hit 60 in nyc for the first time since december 23

mookieproof, Tuesday, 11 March 2014 16:25 (eight years ago) link

Serious printemps action today.

grape is the flavor of my true love's hair (Jon Lewis), Tuesday, 11 March 2014 17:18 (eight years ago) link

and 17 F by Thurs night, at which point we set Mother Nature adrift on an ice floe.

images of war violence and historical smoking (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 11 March 2014 18:30 (eight years ago) link

sometimes you get the lion, sometimes you get the lamb

mookieproof, Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:02 (eight years ago) link

sweet ice storm coming tomorrow

High of 53 today. Low of 6 on Thursday.

brownie, Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:09 (eight years ago) link

awwwww yeah
that's my march

just enough time to wash my wool socks

we slowly invented brains (La Lechera), Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:18 (eight years ago) link

Yes sir, yes sir three bags full

grape is the flavor of my true love's hair (Jon Lewis), Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:44 (eight years ago) link

today is gorgeous in new england, i took a walk without a coat. was a little chilly but it felt great to not wear a jacket

marcos, Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:57 (eight years ago) link

these days aside, march is brutal. it's just a tease. real spring here doesn't come until late april

marcos, Tuesday, 11 March 2014 19:57 (eight years ago) link

but having a 54 degree day in this winter feels like a miracle. in a winter as harsh, continuous, and cold as this one i seriously have trouble comprehending that it will get warm again someday. i forget what trees look like with leaves.

marcos, Tuesday, 11 March 2014 20:00 (eight years ago) link

one week til the vernal equinox, amigos

we slowly invented brains (La Lechera), Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:06 (eight years ago) link

oops that is a link to can's vernal equinox live on the old grey whistle test

we slowly invented brains (La Lechera), Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:08 (eight years ago) link

Bitter, whipping cold today, Vern.

grape is the flavor of my true love's hair (Jon Lewis), Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:15 (eight years ago) link

xpost - as if that's a bad thing! ;)

Until now, March has been ridiculous here in the Netherlands. From Sunday to today, the sky's been clear and afternoon temperatures have been close to or at 20°C (between 60 and 70°F) - I've been doing my running excercises in shorts and shirts for the last two weeks!

Tim Heckler (willem), Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:21 (eight years ago) link

this evening sunlight is bonkers

j., Saturday, 15 March 2014 23:09 (eight years ago) link

I've been listening obsessively to Stravinsky's 'Persephone' (the later, sly, easy-going cousin to the Rite Of Spring) the last couple of weeks, but only just realized how aptly hell yes it's march it is. Go Persephone! Prrrriiiinnnnntemmmmps!

Myth or it didn't happen (Jon Lewis), Tuesday, 18 March 2014 19:57 (eight years ago) link

two weeks pass...

i didn't get a chance to post at the end of march, but vaya con dios marzo!

we slowly invented brains (La Lechera), Wednesday, 2 April 2014 13:24 (eight years ago) link

April 1st - first time I wore sneakers this year. Renaissant!

Myth or it didn't happen (Jon Lewis), Wednesday, 2 April 2014 19:39 (eight years ago) link

central texas is wildflower central right now! last sunday was fuck off beautiful. now we need it to rain for three weeks straight.

erry red flag (f. hazel), Wednesday, 2 April 2014 21:27 (eight years ago) link

the best thing about more light in the evening is that sometimes my cat waits in the window for me to come home, and now i can see him

tbh he's waiting for me to feed him, but i like to imagine that he wants to see me too

mookieproof, Wednesday, 2 April 2014 23:49 (eight years ago) link

I didn't have to wear a coat today.

tokyo rosemary, Friday, 4 April 2014 02:03 (eight years ago) link


March in review

Jeff, Wednesday, 16 April 2014 17:46 (eight years ago) link

it snowed here last night

ciderpress, Wednesday, 16 April 2014 17:47 (eight years ago) link

and in New York

images of war violence and historical smoking (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 16 April 2014 17:49 (eight years ago) link

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