December 22, 2006 – Post-Solstice

Twenty-two hours after lighting the fire and a day-long drizzle, the solstice fire is not yet totally extinguished!

The biggest logs are still burning – helped by a change in wind direction. This was the warmest Solstice ever, and the first for a long time that didn’t have snow. A few years ago, there was such a snowstorm that I wasn’t even able to drive the car all the way home that evening- had to leave it on the blacktop road as the gravel was impassable.

one year ago…