As the Days Lengthen: A Celebration of 2016

Night-before-last (Dec. 21, 4:44 AM) was the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. Oddly, this doesn’t necessarily mean yesterday was the shortest day of the year. (See Britain’s schedule, for example.) But today here in Nashville the day’s length did start to increase — by a whopping 2 seconds. The thing is, I’ve been wanting to …