Winter solstice

From today’s Talbot Spy – some good ideas for marking the solstice:

On Thursday, the earth, whipping through its elliptical orbit around the sun, will travel just a bit faster than its usual 18 miles per second, marking the first day of winter and the shortest day of the year. With only 9.5 hours of daylight, the winter solstice is a welcome reminder of the lengthening days to come.

And as we have done since the beginning of time, we’ll celebrate this pivotal event. Here are some things to do to mark the winter solstice – click here for the rest of the article.

~ by kbosin on December 21, 2011.

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