Happy Solstice!

A happy winter solstice (or summer solstice in the southern hemisphere) to all!

 

A previous winter in a previous place…

Read about the winter solstice in Wikipedia.

This year there is a rare full moon, and total lunar eclipse at the winter solstice on late Dec. 20th /early Dec. 21st. For a great time chart and graphics go here, or to NASA.
Winter solstice at Newgrange in Ireland:

http://www.newgrange.com/winter-solstice-10.htm

http://www.knowth.com/winter-solstice.htm

 

Winter solstice at Stonehenge, Great Britain:

http://blog.stonehenge-stone-circle.co.uk/2010/09/22/stonehenge-winter-solstice-22nd-december-2010/

About the Author

Retired from an environmental protection career in California, and letting her forested land in the Southeast heal itself, Dana is traveling in an RV with her husband throughout North America. As a Druid, she enjoys building connections - keeping seasonal festivals (the Wheel of the Year), honoring places and spirits, connecting with plants (using the Ogham), and visiting with other Druids.

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