Tags » Sundial

It took thousands of years, but we finally have a digital sundial

From around 1500 BCE, right up to the 14th century, many of our ancestors figured out the time using a sundial – you know, those triangular devices that cast a shadow on a dial below, revealing what hour it was. 401 more words


Windmill Hill City Farm - Sundial creation.

Sundial discs – designs

It’s been 40 years since volunteers first cleared the ground for Windmill Hill City Farm to begin. We are celebrating by creating a legacy – a sundial that will be a permanent fixture at the front of the farm. 1,212 more words


Why do we keep checking time, all the time?


A: “Excuse me, what time is it?”

We check the time every day, all day long. Did you ever wonder where time telling came from? 479 more words

Health & Lifestyle

Early morning shadows

A landscape is never boring and always moving. The shadows are a natural sundial.

South Africa

Women's Rise to Power

NORTHRIDGE, CA–Women have been rising to higher positions in the nation’s workforce, gaining jobs and titles that were commonly dominated by men. It was only in 1920 that women even got the right to vote. 606 more words


POEM: Barely South

A new poem I wrote, “To Be Guided,” is up at the literary journal Barely South from Old Dominion University in Virginia.  Read the poem here: … 29 more words


Fever Time

Waking in a feverish afternoon and thinking,

“It’s much too early to get up.”

Realizing the sun is somehow now misplaced,

rising in the west, I weakly stand. 8 more words