Happy Summer Solstice

serpentine sunset

Sunset (Photo credit: Ali Catterall)

It’s the longest day of the year for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, today is the summer solstice for us (or Northern Solstice to be more globally correct). It’s still a 24-hour day like every other one, but it’s the most amount of *sunlight* in one day for us in the north. After today, the amount of sunlight each day will decrease until the opposite southern solstice occurs (in the winter for us northerners).

Many of us affectionately refer to this day as the “first day of summer”. Google is even commemorating the solar event with a special front-page “google doodle“.

Thank God for the sun – energy source that life on Earth depends on. Happy Northern Solstice to everyone! :-).

Advertisements

About notesbytom

Keeping technology notes on WordPress.com to free up my mind to solve new problems rather than figuring out the same ones repeatedly :-).
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s