As anyone brought up near the ocean with tides coming and going on a daily basis, the equinox means probably more to me than January first when it comes to new beginning, renewal and good resolutions.

As a matter of fact, I noticed this morning on my way to work - more precisely on Union Square, New York - that the magnolias started blossoming on this day when astrophysics, planet circonvolutions, moon, sun, Earth and everything around that defines us as so little creatures, achieve together once again the perfect balance between day and night.