Winter Solstice Celebration! December 22, 2011 – Ottawa Start (press release)

Winter Solstice Celebration! December 22, 2011
Ottawa Start (press release)
Midwinter's day has been an important time for celebration throughout the ages. On this shortest day of the year, the sun is at its lowest and weakest, a pivot point from which the light will grow stronger and brighter. This is the turning point of the

From the Windy City to the Mountaintop – Lionsfans.com (subscription)


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From the Windy City to the Mountaintop
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Fittingly, today is November 11th; in the old Julian calendar this day was halfway between the autumnal equinox and winter solstice. In old European tradition, today is celebrated as St. Martin's Day or Martinmas—the end of harvest and planting,

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CONCERT ALERT: Natalie Cole, Roger Waters, Rebelution, Matthew Good and others … – Weekly Volcano

CONCERT ALERT: Natalie Cole, Roger Waters, Rebelution, Matthew Good and others …
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(The Sunset, sunsettavern.com) David Lanz Annual Winter Solstice CD Release Concert Seattle Dec. 20-21 7:30 pm. $29.50 (Jazz Alley, jazzalley.com) The Klezmatics Seattle Dec. 22 8 pm. $25 (The Neptune, stgpresents.org) Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot

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11/11/11: Is Date Tied to the Mayan Apocalypse? – Fox News


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11/11/11: Is Date Tied to the Mayan Apocalypse?
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21, 2012 when believers noticed that the US Naval Observatory had set the exact time of the 2012 winter solstice for 11:11 Universal Time on Dec. 21, according to John Hoopes, a scholar of Maya history at the University of Kansas.
Does 11-11-11 have a special meaning, perhaps Mayan apocalypse related?HULIQ
Meaning Behind 11/11/11: Does it Relate to Mayan Doomsday Prediction?International Business Times
Is There A Special Mayan Calendar 11/11/11 Meaning?Imassera News

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Growing herbs on windowsill in winter a real challenge – Vineland Daily Journal

Growing herbs on windowsill in winter a real challenge
Vineland Daily Journal
SUBMITTED PHOTO There are fewer hours of daylight the closer we get to winter solstice in December. That means it becomes more difficult to grow herbs indoors. Ideally, we all want to have lush culinary herbs in our sunny windows for cooking.

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