Monthly Archives: December 2013

The Return of the Sun

The Winter Solstice celebrates the return of the sun, in that the days begin to grow longer (on December 23rd, actually, as the Solstice period is about 6 days total). This return hasn’t been very evident around here until yesterday. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Card from the Zeiger Family Homestead

I told you we would have a white Christmas! (see “Just Like the Ones We Used to Know.”) We did get an hour or so of very light rain in the afternoon, but mostly, we got snow. It fell so … Continue reading

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