Wednesday, February 29, 2012

February 29, 2012
Leap Day

For many of us, the concept of time is of great interest. The measurement of time, the illusion of time, time travel, time keepers, and more, have always been key to our journey. Our lives are based on time being real, giving greater definition to events that pass in the streaming consciousness of the illusion. Without time, there would be no need for emotions.



Wednesday is Leap Day celebrated every 4 years on what we call a Leap Year -- check out the calendars.

Events and Traditions

US Presidential elections take place on a leap year.

A person who was born on February 29th can be referred to as a leapling. Famous people born on February 29

In Greece, marriage in a leap year is considered unlucky. One in five engaged couples in Greece will plan to avoid getting married in a leap year.

In the British Isles, it is a tradition that women may propose marriage only on leap years.