The Winter Solstice

(C) 2019 JJ Shaun Tomorrow is the Winter Solstice. So, what does that mean exactly? Astronomically, the Winter Solstice marks the day the sun is the furthest south in the Northern Hemisphere. The nights get longer, the days get shorter, and unless you live in the Tropics, the temperatures can plummet. Even better, the further … Continue reading The Winter Solstice

Friday the 13th

(C) 2019 JJ Shaun Today is Friday, the thirteenth day of December. Many in Western cultures consider this day to be unlucky, and some people suffer from triskaidekaphobia, or fear of the number 13. Many theories exist as to why Friday the 13th is considered a day of misfortune. Some folks regard the number of … Continue reading Friday the 13th