Tag Archives: winter solstice

Season Cycle Moving Round and Round

Yesterday was the vernal equinox, and hence the official start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere, at least according to a lot of calendars. Mind you, since temperatures have been fluctuating wildly in these parts as of late, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Keeping You in Yuletide

Well, it’s now Christmas Day, so I might as well say a bit about it. As Rose said in a recent post, it’s a little odd how the “Keep Christ in Christmas” crowd doesn’t seem to care about the birth … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, Copycat

Merry Christmas! I’ve never really understood why (at least in the United States) this is the one holiday when we’re supposed to be merry instead of merely happy, but there you go. And as we all know, the true meaning … Continue reading

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