HELLO WINTER SOLSTICE!

How about a little happy dance today, Gardenistas!

The days are officially getting longer now…well, um…by that I mean more daylight. Not in hours.

Let’s celebrate the winter solstice!

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 In my neck of the woods up here at 48 degrees north latitude, the shortest day of the year has just 8 hours and 20 minutes of daylight.

I think I should move to Kona.

Do you know what it feels like to have the sun rise at 7:34 am?!?

Holy cowabunga.

It’s not pretty. Talk about a dearth of Vitamin D.

And no flip flops. {hello Kona}

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So today is a day to celebrate the return of increasing daylight!

In slow increments…sorry.

Which to all of us gardenistas in the northern hemisphere means the coming of Spring and growing season!

Woohoo!

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Until then, I leave you with a few photos of our Christmas lights here in northern Idaho...

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Do you see the lack of snow? My oh my it’s weird!

Usually we have a foot of the white stuff on the ground by now.

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I’ll take it.  I’m not complaining.  But it looks boring, doesn’t it?

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And with that Gardenistas...

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BE GOOD!

{my 2nd grade level artistic ability is here for all to see}

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MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR!

See you in 2015…