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Welcome, Winter Solstice

Sunday , 21, December 2014 Comments Off on Welcome, Winter Solstice

“In winter we lead a more inward life. Our hearts are warm and cheery, like cottages under drifts, whose windows and doors are half concealed, but from whose chimneys the smoke cheerfully ascends.” – Henry David Thoreau  

Happy Winter Solstice 2013

Saturday , 21, December 2013 Comments Off on Happy Winter Solstice 2013

Later today, at 12:11PM ET, marks the Winter Solstice (if you’re reading this in the Northern Hemisphere), which astronomically marks the beginning of shortening nights and lengthening days. For ancient civilization, the celebrations of Saturnalia and Natalis revolved around the Winter Solstice. Yule, the ancient name for what is now called Christmas, is believed to […]

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