Poetry: Fairbanks Under the Solstice by John Haines
Slowly, without sun, the day sinks
toward the close of December.
It is minus sixty degrees.
Song In My Head: Great Day by Paul McCartney
Art: Isabel Rawsthorne’s View through a Window II
Quote: “If winter comes, can spring be far behind?” – Percy Bysshe Shelley
Recipe: Solstice Shortbread
Anywhere But Here: The Best Places to See and Celebrate the Winter Solstice