The Monday morning brain teasers should help you celebrate this blustery winter solstice day. Many old traditions relating to this time of year revolved around one’s crops and the upcoming growing season. Tomorrow’s blog, Tuesdays with Annie, will post the true or false answers. Have fun. Today’s inspirational thought for the day is by William Blake. “In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” Stay warm.
1) The sun is at its closest distance in the Northern regions during the winter solstice.
2) During the winter solstice, many Indian tribes held elaborate ceremonies to “call the sun back.”
3) Yule wreaths were traditionally made of pine cones and berries.
4) A decorative Yule log was burned on Christmas Eve.
5). Wassailing, a traditional ceremony took place on Christmas Eve.
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