Friday, December 21, 2007


"This is an alchemical time sign for winter."

Learn more at

Winter officially begins at 10:08 p.m. PST tonight, AKA 6:08 a.m. GMT on Saturday.

Here's some information on how different peoples have celebrated, through the ages, the coming of winter and the turning back to the light:

Also, an exciting note from that site:
For the first time, the 2007 Winter Solstice illumination at Newgrange in Ireland will be available live on the Internet, weather conditions permitting. See The passage and chamber at Newgrange will be illuminated by the rising sun on 2007-DEC-21 between 08:58 and 09:15 GMT.


  1. It looks like Charlie Brown in his Halloween "ghost costume". :)

    Thanks for posting it. It's been unofficially winter here for some time now.

  2. Ahahaha! *That's* what it is!

    We just started getting rain for real last week, so winter's officially here - though it still looks more like autumn with leaves still on a lot of the trees. We always have to do things a little differently in the Bay Area :)

  3. I haven't seen a leaf in a month. Must be nice :)