• Grace Mendez Winter Solstice 2018

    Winter Solstice

    Winter Solstice is one of my favorite days of the year. Not because we are going into winter, but because the daylight is starting to lengthen again. I always thought that saying, “the days are getting longer” is a misnomer because a day is still a day and will always last 24 hours. It is awkward to say, “we are gaining more (or less) daylight” so we default to, “the days are getting longer (or shorter)”. I think about day vs night and wonder what would it be like if the days were indeed getting longer. As it is, I feel like the years are flying so maybe the days…