Posts Tagged ‘solstice’

A New Day

After a week of balmy weather, winter is back. Cold and sunny. And, in the single month since solstice we’ve gained 67 minutes of daylight. Remarkable to notice how obvious is the lengthening of each day.

We joined hundreds (thousands?) of others at Centennial Hall on Tuesday, carrying our contribution to a potluck breakfast sponsored by the Juneau World Affairs Council. Watched the event on a big screen among an eager crowd of all ages sitting on chairs, on the floor, standing, waving. Made a person feel proud, so much positive energy.  After 50+ hours, a new day is dawning with the watch of a new president. The helm of the ship of state begins to turn, moving the behemoth away from (what seems to me) a path of self-destruction.

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