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Spring Cleaning

Spring Has Sprung — What Now?

Today marks the vernal equinox, the moment when the sun travels north across the celestial equator, ushering in the spring season for those of us in the northern hemisphere. The first day of spring brings with it many thing: more hours of daylight, warmer weather (well, for those of us not on the east coast right now), and the daunting realization that it’s time for that annual uphill battle — conquering your spring cleaning To-Do list. Yep, it’s the time of year to scrub your humble abode from top to bottom. Time to polish the hardwood, shine the windows, de-clutter the garage, and find the yard hiding under all those weeds. Couldn’t you use a hand? Post your spring cleaning Task today!

Trending Task: Spring Cleaning

The first day of spring, what people who hang around observatories call “the vernal equinox,” occurred two weeks ago on March 20th. Did you notice? Yeah, we really didn’t either. People who know about things like this are chalking this missed milestone up to an overly warm winter (this last one was the 4th warmest in at least 117 years), but we suspect a reluctance to embrace spring cleaning may also be a factor. Spring cleaning is simply really intimidating. Scrubbing your home from top to bottom, bestowing order upon a cluttered garage, and weeding a garden overgrown after months of frost — that’s a whole lot to take on, even if it is just once a year. The spring cleaning tradition is rooted in multiple cultures around the world — one of our favorites is its role in ushering in the Persian New Year, when it’s called “shaking the house.” Well sometimes you just can’t shake it alone. Maybe that’s why TaskPosters around the country are outsourcing their spring cleaning to-do lists to TaskRabbits. …