Duets: Betsy Peak and Lisa Marie Borchert | Star Tribune – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Duets: Betsy Peak and Lisa Marie Borchert | Star Tribune
Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Would you have told me the truth if you didn't like him?” Lisa Marie asks. “Probably not,” Betsy agrees, then they burst out laughing. Lisa Marie married last December on the winter solstice. Betsy was an honored guest, of course, but Lisa Marie had

Travel spotlight: Punxsutawney knows the source of its fame – Sacramento Bee

Travel spotlight: Punxsutawney knows the source of its fame
Sacramento Bee
display about the 135-year history of Punxsutawney's groundhog celebration — it actually started as a summer event before someone got the bright idea to tie it to the ancient holiday of Candlemas, halfway between the winter solstice and first day

Top 10 Travel Destinations For Fall 2013 – International Business Times


International Business Times
Top 10 Travel Destinations For Fall 2013
International Business Times
Though the darkest days won't come until mid-December, the fall side of the winter solstice is arguably the best time to see the nightly light show for those averse to pink cheeks and frosty toes. Best Destinations For Fall 2013: Portland, Maine — USA

Indian Country’s Environmental Battles – Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country's Environmental Battles
Indian Country Today Media Network
The San Francisco Peaks at the Winter Solstice. Sacred to more than a dozen tribes, this mountain cluster is threatened by a plan to coat it with snow made from treated sewage for skiing. One of Turtle Island's hottest sacred environmental battlegrounds.