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7:16am

Fri February 27, 2015
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Friday February 27, 2015

International Polar Bear Day
  • 58th Day of 2015 307 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 21 Days
  • Sunrise:6:42
  • Sunset:6:01
  • 11 Hours 19 Minutes
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  • Moon Rise:12:59pm
  • Moon Set:2:36am
  • Phase:71%
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am

As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.

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6:48am

Thu February 26, 2015
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Thursday February 26, 2015

National Pistachio Day
  • 57th Day of 2015 308 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 22 Days
  • Sunrise:6:44
  • Sunset:6:00
  • 11 Hours 16 Minutes
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  • Moon Rise:12:09pm
  • Moon Set:1:44am
  • Phase:61%
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am
  • As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.
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6:25am

Wed February 25, 2015
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Wednesday February 25, 2015

National Chocolate Covered Peanuts Day
  • 56th Day of 2015 309 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 23 Days
  • Sunrise:6:45
  • Sunset:5:59
  • 10 Hours 14 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:11:21am
  • Moon Set:12:47am
  • Phase:First Quarter
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am

As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.

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6:57am

Tue February 24, 2015
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Tuesday February 24, 2015

National Tortilla Chip Day
  • 55th Day of 2015 310 Remaining
  • Spring Begins in 24 Days
  • Sunrise:6:46
  • Sunset:5:58
  • 10 Hours 12 Minutes
  • Moon Rise:10:35am
  • Moon Set:12:46am(Wed.)
  • Phase:
  • Full Moon March 5 @ 10:06am

As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins.

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6:07am

Mon February 23, 2015
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Monday February 23, 2015

George Frederick Handel, composer of Water Music and The Messiah.

February 23 is the 54th day of the year.

There are 311 days remaining until the end of the year

Sunrise will be at 6:50 this morning

Sunset at 5:57 pm

We’ll have 11 hours and 7 minutes of daylight today

Low tide at 8:53 this morning

High Tide at 3:25 this afternoon and

Low Tide again at 8:49 tonight

The moon will be 27% Illuminated

*Curling is Cool Day: 23
*Diesel Engine Day: 23

National Dog Biscuit Day: 23

On this day in history:

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