April is here! Already I hear you say…..
Look on the bright side. It’s spring. Well depending on which side of the hemisphere you live.
April as we know is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It’s one of the four months with the duration of 30 days.
April starts on the same day of the week as July, January in a leap year and ends on the same day of the week as December every year. It was also the fourth month of the Roman calendar before the addition of January and February. The descent of the name April is uncertain, nonetheless it is acknowledge having Latin and Greek etymology.
April’s birthstone is Diamond.
Diamond is associated with balance, clarity and abundance. Diamond is found in Ghana, Australia, Zaire, Russia, Brazil and the USA.
The daisy and sweet pea are flowers associated to April. Sweet pea signifies goodbye or blissful pleasure.
Major events in April are: April fools day; yes my friend got me on that today. After 3 years of no one being able to pull that prank on me. I was not impressed. Good Friday, Easter (8th April this year), National Poetry Writing Month, National Child Abuse prevention month, World Health Day, London marathon, and many more.
Every good thing that the last 3 months didn’t deliver hope the 4th does.