Blog Posts - Winter Solstice



{ABCD = Amy Bakes Cookie Dough} Holiday Bakery Week 2013!

Well, it’s that time of year again – Holiday Bakery Week! This morning I brought home 8lbs of butter, 10lbs of sugar, 15lbs of flour, and 6 dozen eggs from the market. I am not kidding you when I tell you it is likely I’ll run out o...
by ABCD Design on Dec 9, 2013

Preparing for Winter Solstice: Celebration, Ceremony, and FREE Audio Series Gift

Just as our ancestors have, during Winter Solstice we will honor the rebirth of Father Sun.  It is a time where we pause to recognize the longest and darkest nights of our lives, honoring the... A contemporary Medicine Woman walking a shamanic...
by Shaman Medicine Woman on Dec 9, 2013

WINTER SOLSTICE: Light up the longest night at Kensington Market

Kensington Market knows how to party. Despite the sub-zero temperatures of late December, market residents and visitors alike gather to celebrate the longest night of […] The post WINTER SOLSTICE: Light up the longest night at Kensington Market...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 4, 2013

THY GATE BEYOND – Enemy at the Gates

Band: Thy Gate Beyond Di bentuk pada tahun: 2001 Album: Enemy at the Gates Tanggal Rilis: 18 Januari 2013 Type: Full Length Album Negara: Italia (Pescara, Abruzzo) Genre:Thrash Metal Guido D’ Agostino »» Guitars (2001-) Fabrizio Carota »» B...
by Metal Is Power on Dec 25, 2012

Celebrating the End of the Creeping Darkness

I have always disliked the creeping darkness of fall, each day getting shorter, the nights getting longer, so I used to celebrate the day after the winter solstice — the end of the creeping darkness and the beginning of the brightening. I di...
by Bertram's Blog on Dec 22, 2012

Cutting The Yule Tree

Yule Tree, Minneapolis, Minnesota, photo © 2012 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved. No snow buried the ground the day we cut the Winter Yule. Huffing and puffing, we took turns severing trunk from tangled roots. Last summer we had a landscaper inst...
by redRavine on Dec 21, 2012

Ideas for Observing the Winter Solstice

December 21 marks the winter solstice, which is the shortest day of the year. In different places and in different families, the first day of winter might be called Yule or the Longest Night. If you are celebrating Hanukkah or Christmas, you are prob...
by Shopaholic Mommy on Dec 21, 2012

Into the Light

In the northern hemisphere, today is the winter solstice – the day when our part of the earth makes the turn back toward the light in its annual journey around the sun. From now until the summer solstice, each day will be longer and more light-fill...
by Jean's Garden on Dec 21, 2012

The Source of Tlaloc

THE CURRENT CHALLENGE Fri Dec 21, 2012 This week's challenge:'Best of 2012'. Holidays in New York Felices Fiestas / Happy Holidays Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! ⇓  The Night of The Mayans A New Age...

Happy Solstice from S&R

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by Scholars & Rogues on Dec 21, 2012

Cutting The Yule Tree

Yule Tree, Minneapolis, Minnesota, photo © 2012 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved. No snow buried the ground the day we cut the Winter Yule. Huffing and puffing, we took turns severing trunk from tangled roots. Last summer we had a landscaper inst...
by redRavine on Dec 21, 2012

21.12.12 : Of Eating Tang Yuen, Apocalypse & The “Last Feast”

THE “LAST” FEAST? Felt like forever since I last wrote about Ipoh food, ain’t it? Thought that I could be running out of ideas on what to eat back home? Close …. But no cigars. It has been more than a month since my last homec...
by Motormouth From Ipoh on Dec 21, 2012

Happy Winter Solstice 2012! (Video)

Posted in videowashington dcThere’s no better way to celebrate the Winter Solstice than with a performance of ‘The Christmas Revels.’ It’s run is finished for this year but, don’t miss it next year! As VOA’s Julie...
by Carlyle Community on Dec 20, 2012

OLD HONG KONG LEGEND WINTER SOLSTICE CANTONESE FEAST CHINESE NEW YEAR AT RAFFLES CITY SINGAPORE

Old Hong Kong Legend Cantonese restaurant celebrates Winter Solstice festival with traditional Hong Kong all time favourite dishes -  Old Hong Kong Legendary Red Garoupa with Golden Mushrooms, Stewed "Dong Bo" Meat, Dried Seafood, Meat and Veget...
by Beaute Runway on Dec 14, 2012

The Relative Misery Factor (Prepping for Winter.)

The wind positively howled. There was sun, not that you could feel it. The horses didn’t want turn out. It was 20 degrees warmer in the south-facing runs and there’s not much windbreak on our prairie pasture. The horses that … Conti...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Oct 19, 2012

We don’t talk enough about – Cold Specks

Tweet Back in October the highly respected Guardian web column New band of the day asked this question of Canadian artist Cold Specks: This Canadian blues wailer should appeal to retro maniacs and period fetishists, but can she actually write …...
by Sounds Good To Me Too on Apr 30, 2012

2012 is Almost Here

Tonight is the passing of the winter solstice.  At roughly 11:30pm cst, the clock begins to count down for that fabled showdown with the Mayan Calendar.  Will it be doomsday?  What will I wear?  What will I do?  That’s right folks, get you...
by Mike's Take on Dec 21, 2011

Slow Time and Renewal: The Winter Solstice

For as long as I can remember, I have considered both the winter and summer solstices special days. I have written before about the special quality of light that characterizes both these times (see The Best Day of Summer: A Solstice Diary and Winter...
by Jean's Garden on Dec 21, 2011


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