Happy Summer!

Summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere on June 21 this year. The word Solstice is Latin in origin and translates as, Sol =the Sun, + stitere =standing still. On that day, the North Pole tilts most directly Sunward. Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere experience this as the longest day and shortest night of the year. Around… Read More Happy Summer!

The Summer Solstice

And a Happy Solstice to All! Summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere on June 20, 2015 this year coinciding with a Full Moon. The word Solstice is Latin in origin and translates as, Sol =the Sun, + stitere =standing still. On that day, the North Pole tilts most directly Sunward. Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere experience… Read More The Summer Solstice

Happy Solstice!

And a Happy Solstice to All! Summer begins in the Northern Hemisphere on June 22, 2015. The word Solstice is Latin in origin and translates as, Sol =the Sun, + stitere =standing still. On that day, the North Pole tilts most directly Sunward. Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere experience this as the longest day and shortest… Read More Happy Solstice!

Winter Solstice 2013

The Winter Solstice occurs on December 21st this year. According to the Old Farmer’s Almanac, at precisely 12:11 P.M. on December 21 (EST) At the Winter Solstice, the Sun enters the part of the space-time continuum belonging to Capricorn. This is the official first day of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere. The word Solstice is derived from… Read More Winter Solstice 2013