Quote for the Day

You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in. — Arlo Guthrie, "The Neutron Bomb" from Precious Friend … [Read more...]

The Eve of Yule

Tonight will be longest night of the year. The exact solstice moment occurs at 1:08 AM Saturday morning, Atlanta time. So happy winter solstice, everyone!This means that at Newgrange in Ireland, probably starting yesterday and running through Monday, the annual solstice event is occurring, meaning that for just a few minutes each morning — weather permitting — the sun will shine directly into the heart of this megalithic tomb. Even though it is about 5,000 years old, this ancient structure is p … [Read more...]