SO THIS IS WINTER
16: December 2017 Filed in: Out & About
This week is the Winter Solstice, longest nights of the year. And it is also the Fourth Sunday of Advent [Love] tomorrow. The Equation of Time is 4min 17sec fast. The 2018 Calendar from toMake™ is in the works. We found all this new snow this morning. Along the river, after a bit, mine were the only tracks beside the deer, the rabbits and other small peoples . . . quiet/hushed all the way out to the gate by the railroad tracks; a snowy eight miles. ‘So this is winter’ with the sun now rising at 8:15 MST and days 8hrs 32min. long. Just two more winter share markets, but then comes spring!
“So this is winter –
and what remains of the world
now that autumn has left us,
gone underground with the
once luminous grasses and the husks
and seeds of all the left-behinds.
This is the cold season.
Learn to endure it.”
Laura Lush | “Winter,” The First Day of Winter