Tag Archives: Winter Solstice

Snow and Solitude: A Yellowstone Solstice

Mammoth Campground, Yellowstone National Park,  December 21, 2012, 4:43 p.m.  The shortest day of the year has just ended, and the long night is beginning. We are the only campers in Mammoth Campground on this calm and silent winter solstice.    … Continue reading

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Countdown to the the Solstice

The dark, cold, windy days of November and December are hard to love.  I crave the light, and these days that keep getting shorter and shorter are a true test of my resolve to live in the moment.    I count … Continue reading

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