Happy Winter Solstice!

For those of us who run our systems on solar power (and the human body is one) it is a happy day – knowing that while today is the shortest day/longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere, it also signals that beginning tomorrow, our days will get longer. Today, if I want to wash clothes, I must run the genie, also charging the discharged batteries.

As for weather, I have received .37″ as of 8 am. My SLO weather caster has this to say: “The sun will reach its southernmost point of the year this evening and usher in winter at 8:48 p.m. As if on cue, a weak cold front will gradually move southward and produce cloudy skies and light
rain later this morning into Tuesday afternoon throughout the
Central Coast. Snow levels with the mild system will remain above
6,000 feet today before rising to around 7,000 feet Tuesday.”

I am hoping Wednesday is the break in the rain I need to go get my yearly blood work done. Keep that thought!

~ by bigsurkate on December 21, 2015.

6 Responses to “Happy Winter Solstice!”

  1. So grateful for you standing watch dear Kate.


  2. Thank you, Jeanne. Winter Solstice is my favorite day of the year, besides the spring equinoxe, that is.



  3. YES YES!!! Happy Solstice all, thanks Kate.


  4. Always a day to look forward to! Rain and wind are pretty ferocious down here.


  5. Wednesday is the day of clearing so you can venture out. Happy Winter Solstice to you. Thanks for being you.


  6. Thanks, Pam. Every weather report I’ve read says Weds is the day to go! Let’s hope they are right for a change!



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