God gives cause to leap for joy

Last Wednesday was leap day. Leap day comes every four years, except for century years not divisible by 400, and was originally added to the calendar by Julius Caesar because the lunar year is actually longer than 364 days. Leap day is a make up day to keep our accounting of time aligned with God’s […]

Now that it’s Leap Year, what will you do with extra day?

By Chelle Delaney, Quay County Sun Let’s not forget that this year, 2008, is Leap Year.  Unlike common years, which have 365 days, a Leap Year has 366 days. The added day is added to the month of February – Feb. 29. That’s so the calendar remains in alignment with the passage of earth around […]