Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays to everyone!
December 18-19 is the last Full Moon of 2021. The moon turns full on 19 December at 04:35 UTC. You can insert your own town or city into the search box HERE to find your exact time.
This Full Moon is just two days before the Solstice, which occurs on 21 December at 15:59 UTC. You can insert your own town or city into the search box HERE to find your exact time. The Solstice marks the Northern Hemisphere's shortest day (first astronomical day of winter) and the Southern Hemisphere's longest day (first astronomical day of summer).
I’m gratefully celebrating the return of the light and longer days!
AQ: I’m not forgetting you. Happy Summer Solstice to you. I very much hope the temperatures will be kinder to you and your family. A halo and a sundog over Bunsen Peak in Yellowstone National ParkNPS/Diane RenkinPhoto labeled “Public domain” (copyright free)
Just a thought
Let go of all the worries and anxieties in order to be light and free. Have a happy Sunday.
Diane in Indiana said:I’m gratefully celebrating the return of the light and longer days!
Join the club! To be honest I look forward to the winter solstice far more than I do Christmas. It's brilliant when I reach that point (somewhere in January) when either Limpy or I comment that it's still light.
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
Good afternoon all. Just seen a unique Covid briefing from Australia you might all like - and it involves a spider.
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