Category: Seasons & Celebrations


By , January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! It’s 2020.

I don’t know about you, but I get a little tired of “year in review” pieces in the news. You can tell that the first stringers are taking time off, no one really wants to report on actual news, so let’s do a review!

last view of 2019

Perhaps the view makes a view metaphor: a veiled, yet hopeful future (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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Cold Solstice

By , December 21, 2019

Today’s Winter Solstice on the homestead was . . . a muted affair.

The weather didn’t quite cooperate for a proper solar transit viewing. I hoped we’d get some clearing at our usual time, or at least be able to track the cloud-covered sun in its path, but no.

winter solstice, Zeiger family homestead

Winter Solstice 2019 (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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