Friday, December 21, 2007

Winter is Here

For those of us who celebrate the turning of the seasons, the Winter Solstice is a major holiday.

In times past, the shortest day of the year was marked with fires to encourage the return of the sun.

Indoor gardeners may see the results as plants start becoming energized by the slowly increasing light.

For others, winter is a time of travail as snow and ice impede our travels. I came across a web link to some really interesting photos of winter in the city many years ago.

Here's the link:

I think this is a fascinating glimpse into Plainfield's past.

--Bernice Paglia


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