Happy Winter Solstice,
What is this day you ask....
Today is the first day of winter.
It is also the shortest day with daylight --
or the LONGEST night of the year
(depends on how you want to look at it....)
Because Earth doesn't orbit upright,
but is instead tilted on its axis
Earth's northern and
trade places in receiving
the sun's light and warmth most directly.
That's what causes winter and summer.
By the way....
Summer Solstice will be on
June 20, 2012....
not too far off!
I hope I explained it well enough for you.
Welcome Mr. Winter!
How about some snow....
Later -- Remington --
NOW the days start getting longer
The Official Newfie
until Christmas Eve....
days to go!