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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #120 on: June 28, 2015, 11:10:11 am »
the Church thought it was opposing a Christian celebration to the old pagan solstice celebration.

Similar to why we celebrate Jesus' birthday on December 25!

Wow, the church was so judgmental in them days it didn't even approve of celebrating celestial events.



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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #121 on: June 07, 2016, 04:36:39 pm »
The summer solstice is fast approaching. Its arrival always makes me feel just a little bit sad, because I know that then the days will slowly but surely begin to get shorter.

I like this time of year when we have hours and hours of daylight.  :)
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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #122 on: June 08, 2016, 08:47:20 am »
Yeah, much lighter much later.

and then it's all down hill.  lol


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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #123 on: June 19, 2016, 08:34:57 pm »


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #124 on: June 19, 2016, 08:36:16 pm »


Tell him when l come up to him and ask to play the record, l'm gonna say: ''Voulez-vous jouer ce disque?''
'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
Will you play my record? One-track mind!

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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #125 on: June 19, 2016, 10:32:34 pm »
I won't be doing anything in particular to celebrate the solstice--at least, I haven't any plans for anything. But in the 20 years I've lived in my high-rise home on the grid pattern of Philadelphia streets, I've learned to enjoy watching the apparent movement of the sun north and south along the horizon. I mean, at this time of the year, the sun appears to rise farther north than my building, which is located on an east-west street. As the season advances from now toward the autumnal equinox and then the winter solstice, eventually the sun will appear to rise directly opposite the window in the end of the hallway on my floor. Then sunrise will continue to move farther and farther south till I can actually see it from my windows. By the same token, right now sunset is farther north than my building. By October, after the autumnal equinox, I will be able to see sunset from windows.
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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #126 on: June 24, 2016, 09:17:54 am »
If any of our Canadian friends check in anymore, Happy St.-Jean-Baptiste Day!  :)
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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #127 on: June 24, 2016, 10:12:27 am »
and now....on to the Winter Solstice.


LOL


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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #128 on: June 24, 2016, 01:32:44 pm »
This morning I checked my almanac. On Sunday we will have one minute less of daylight than we did last Sunday.
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Re: How are you spending the summer solstice?
« Reply #129 on: June 27, 2016, 11:25:52 am »
and now....on to the Winter Solstice.


LOL

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