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Daily Archives: December 20, 2013

How the Winter Solstice Marks the First Day of Winter

The winter solstice is going to be here before we realize it, bringing both winter and longer days. I find it strange that the coldest time of the year also ushers in more daylight, but I most definitely welcome more sunlight. December 21st marks the day that we stop losing daylight hours. The word “solstice”