I found this fascinating quote today:
Whether you’re celebrating Nowruz, Ostara, Shunbun no hi, or the vernal equinox, today is the first day of spring, people! Rebirth, revival, renewal, the end of a long cold winter, and a time to see if you can actually balance an egg on its point. Here’s what we fêted this week:yodel, Product Pulse – March 20, 2009, Mar 2009
You should read the whole article.