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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #290 on: December 29, 2019, 07:01:28 pm »
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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #292 on: December 17, 2020, 11:17:27 pm »
The Solstice arrives on Monday!


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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #293 on: December 18, 2020, 03:06:58 pm »
The solstice is coming! How will you celebrate?

It will occur at 5:02 am this Monday, Eastern time.

According to the Internet, here are the things you're supposed to eat on the solstice:
    Mulled Wine
    Cookies
    Swedish Saffron Buns
    Winter Salad
    Persimmons
    Mashed Potatoes
    Rice Pudding
    Lamb

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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #294 on: December 18, 2020, 03:37:40 pm »
The solstice is coming! How will you celebrate?

It will occur at 5:02 am this Monday, Eastern time.

According to the Internet, here are the things you're supposed to eat on the solstice:
    Mulled Wine
    Cookies
    Swedish Saffron Buns
    Winter Salad
    Persimmons
    Mashed Potatoes
    Rice Pudding
    Lamb




They are called lussebullar, and in Swedish tradition they have no connection to the solstice at all. They are traditionally  eaten on the 13th of December, Saint Lucia's day.


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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #295 on: December 18, 2020, 10:11:01 pm »
According to the Internet, here are the things you're supposed to eat on the solstice:
    Mulled Wine
    Cookies
    Swedish Saffron Buns
    Winter Salad
    Persimmons
    Mashed Potatoes
    Rice Pudding
    Lamb

Those all sound good! I don't know what Swedish Saffron Buns are, but I'm sure they're tasty. Where can I get takeout that carries all those items?



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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #296 on: December 18, 2020, 10:36:33 pm »
The solstice is coming! How will you celebrate?

If I know me, I'll forget!  LOL


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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #297 on: December 20, 2020, 12:36:47 pm »
We are there friends! Monday morning at 3:04 Eastern will be the start of the shortest day of the year. Light a candle, or start a bonfire like the Scots do!

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Re: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #298 on: December 20, 2020, 12:42:30 pm »
Shortest day is almost here.


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: Celebrating the Winter Solstice
« Reply #299 on: December 20, 2020, 02:22:35 pm »
We are there friends! Monday morning at 3:04 Eastern will be the start of the shortest day of the year. Light a candle, or start a bonfire like the Scots do!

I'll go with the candle -- if I'm up at 2:04 a.m. Monday.

Personally, I prefer what I've heard is the Swedish way of celebrating the summer solstice (though I may be corrected! :)) -- ice cold vodka and crawfish!

Or at least that's what they told me years ago, when I wrote about China's takeover of the crawfish industry, stealing Swedish customers from Louisiana by undercutting their prices.



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