Monday, December 21, 2015

Winter's Hazy Shade

The Winter Solstice arrives today.  At 11:48 p.m. ET to be exact.  The Winter Solstice is the precise moment that the Northern Hemisphere is tilted farthest from the sun all year.  It is the shortest day of the year in terms of daylight.  

It is also the official kickoff of winter.  While the weather in these parts shall certainly be colder over the next three months than it has been thus far in December - and snow shall invariably work its way into our day-to-day - from today forward to the Summer Solstice six months from now each day will contain a minute or two more daylight than its immediate predecessor.  

Baby steps?  Perhaps.  But undoubtedly steps in the right direction. 


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