Celebrating the Winter Solstice

Stonehenge Winter Solstice

What is the winter solstice?  The Winter Solstice is the shortest day with the longest night each year in the Northern Hemisphere. It marks the official start of winter.  But what does it mean?  The Earth tilts at an angle where the sun appears at its lowest point. For many cultures, this is the ‘death’ of the sun, as the daylight is decreasing. However, when daylight …

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