Tag: solstice

Leaning Toward the Sun

April 29, 2023

There are a lot of things in this world I don’t understand:  Understanding something, even a little bit, provides a sense of satisfaction that is hard to describe. I don’t change my oil any more, but I do know how to do it. I know public education pretty darn well. And I know enough about […]

Finding Wonder and Beauty in the Solstice Darkness

December 24, 2021

Twenty-three and a half degrees. Actually, is 23.4 degrees, but let’s not get too technical. It’s going to change anyway. That’s the tilt of the earth. Paraphrasing the classic Sam Cooke song, “Don’t know much about astronomy,” but I’ll say it – I am geeked-out-over-the-moon-fascinated by the tilt of the Earth’s axis. Tuesday was the […]