: this is it, the shortest day of the year :

Today, December 21st, is the stoopid winter solstice. At precisely 6:03 p.m. EST winter officially arrives. This isn’t a day to celebrate, my friends; it’s short and cold and dark. Daytime’s been canceled, at least temporarily. The sun will come up, boing, then go right back down, plop. That might explain why today is National … Continue reading : this is it, the shortest day of the year :