Category: Awakening Web

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 … Continue reading As the Days Lengthen: A Celebration of 2016


Three Pivotal Websites

There’s something about Thanksgiving. Trying to put my finger on it, my best guess is it’s how it eases me into winter, my least favorite season. Also, by holiday-standards, it’s the soft, introverted celebration — not completely lost between Halloween and Christmas, but not subject to their wild commercialism either. But maybe what I like … Continue reading Three Pivotal Websites


World Kindness Day

Tomorrow (Friday, November 13, 2015) is World Kindness Day. I first heard of it just a couple of weeks ago, when perusing Smashing Magazine’s latest wallpapers. If you’ve never seen these awesome wallpapers, go now. They’re spectacular. They come out the first day of every month in a variety of sizes and versions. I’ve been downloading … Continue reading World Kindness Day