Hello Wednesday, June 21, you summer solstice,
Today is my favourite day of the year because it is the longest day of the year. Sitting outside at 10 pm with a glass of wine, watching the sun set, is worth the harsh 5 am stabs of light. Yes, I am a night person.
The word “solstice” means “sun-stopping”. Sun-stopping! That is not a magical astronomical anomaly, alas, but but is so-called because the point on the horizon where the sun appears to rise and set, stops and reverses direction after this day. It is an eternal loop.
Speaking of loops, the first of my favourite cartoons this week is tenuously related to the Daily Prompt, loop:
They say people of high intelligence enjoy black humor…