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Solstice Greetings

“The word solstice derives from the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still) since to the ancients the sun did seem to stand still. With nature dormant all around us, this is a good time for us to also be still, quiet and … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice Greetings! As we in the northern hemisphere make our way back towards the sun, I wish you warmth and good cheer at this change in seasons. And happy summer solstice to my southern hemisphere friends as well!

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Welcome Yule!

Solstice Greetings to all!

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In A Vase On Monday – Solstice Swag

Every year, I adorn the mailbox post out by the road with a swag made of balsam fir (Abies balsamea), Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus), pine cones and winterberries (Ilex verticillata), and top it with a pretty bow in hopes that it helps … Continue reading

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The Return of the Light

 At last, the northern hemisphere starts tilting back towards the sun. Slowly, a minute or two every day, day length increases. I hail and welcome the return of the Light!

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