Happy Winter Solstice everyone. :) I wish this was a bigger celebration than it currently is... Seems more in tune with nature, and I think a bunch of the original holidays tend to slide away from them to calendrical quirks and gaps in astronomical observation.
Happy Winter Solstice to everyone. This year it happens on the 21st or the 22nd, depending on location, but according to _http://www.timeanddate.com/calendar/ten-things-december-solstice.html it can happen between the 20th and the 23rd, though the next 23rd will only be in 2303, everything else equal, (which is unlikely).
Happy Winter Solstice everybody! And for those of you wandering why it sometimes seems to get a little bit darker still for a couple of days, I just read this great article about it: _http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-30549149