Summer Solstice 2021!

What is the summer solstice?

The June solstice – the time when we celebrate summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere – happens on June 21, 2021, at 03:32 UTC. That’s June 20 at 10:32 p.m. CDT in North America.

For us in the Northern Hemisphere, this solstice will mark the beginning of summer and the longest day of the year. Early dawns. Long days. Late sunsets. Short nights. The sun will be at its height each day, as it crosses the sky. Meanwhile, south of the equator, winter will begin.

Learn everything you’ve ever needed to know about the Summer Solstice here.

One hot weekend morn.

Summer is fast approaching and the 80+ degree temperatures say it’s so.

Tell me it’s not so.

Though the season holds some joy – like flip flops along with a more carefree vibe in work and play – it’s never been high on my list of favorites. I suffer through it, counting the minutes until the first brisk day hits the calendar.  Bring on Fall. Welcome Winter. Isn’t Spring fun?  But please NOT summer. Continue reading “One hot weekend morn.”